Tag Archives: Lean Thinking

Steel Report: Lecture by New Tata Steel Strip UK Director, Stuart Wilkie (Part 1)

The Newport & District Metallurgical Society held its AGM and new Presidential address last night (24th Sep 2015) at Cardiff University. Stuart Wilkie has held many posts in Tata Steel, the last one of which was a short stint as … Continue reading

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Lean Starts at Home …

Lean Home ? Right. I’ve identified my customers (children, wife, cat), established value from the customer’s point-of-view using a customer survey (an impressive 66% postal feedback), drawn some value stream maps, identified waste, bottlenecks and opportunities for value creation, then 5S’d the clothes, SMED’d the … Continue reading

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Understanding GDP: Expenditure Method & Value Stream Networks

As promised, a while back, here is a continuation of my journey on understanding GDP, for the purpose of link economic outcomes to system behaviour. In this blog I’ll look at the expenditure method (GDP(E). I’ve skipped over the income method for the moment, … Continue reading

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