Measure for Success

Flinchbaugh, Jamie
May 2008
Assembly;May2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p72
The author discusses the measure of lean manufacturing progress and success. He notes that one of the best measures in weighing success concerns the percentage of the job changes of a leader every quarter or year. He stresses the importance for leaders to internalize and reinforce lean principles in making change sustainable. He cites the contribution made by Dennis Pawley to the success of the lean transformation in Chrysler as executive vice president of manufacturing and labor relations.


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