Developing Lean Transnationally and Cross Culturally

Keen, Mike
September 2011
Management Services;Autumn2011, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p28
Academic Journal
The article offers a discussion on developing Lean programmes across international boundaries. It notes that employee support and leadership commitment are critical to successful implementation of the Lean programme. It stresses the importance of developing a reward system which features basic-pay combined with pay-for-performance. It also suggests to make sure that key performance indicators are based on the Lean philosophy. It concludes that managing Lean transnationally takes time, effort, alignment and coordination, requires a long-term vision from senior management.


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