Tag Archives: Lean Leadership

Toyota Kata in the Classroom – PCB Lean Forum

A simple exercise to teach scientific thinking developed by best-selling author Mike Rother Kata in the classroom (KiC) is a 50 minute hands on exercise with three minute rounds that involve assembling a small puzzle. The team follow the improvement … Continue reading

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KZN Lean Conference Powered by Vodacom

The Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business (PCB) in Partnership with Training Leadership Consulting (TLC), powered by Vodacom and supported by The Witness, announce the 2015 KZN Lean Conference to be held at the Hilton College Theatre on the 30th September and … Continue reading

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A place for everything and everything in its place

LEAN FORUM – 17 FEBRUARY 2015 5S is the name of a workplace organisation method that uses a list of five activities Sort, Set, Shine, Standardise and Sustain. The aim of 5S is to organise a company’s activities in order to increase productivity, reduce waste and … Continue reading

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Japan – Rick’s trip to the far east

Our MD, Rick McCarthy recently visited Japan for a Lean Study tour.  Here he writes about his experience with Dr Kobayashi who’s father created the 20 Keys  that are crucial to develop a world class company.  My biggest learning is … Continue reading

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LEAN FORUM A3 Problem Solving

The A3 problem solving methodology is multi-faceted and can be used not only for problem solving but also for reporting and on the job coaching. Most of all, it is a way of thinking. This 1 page summary report is … Continue reading

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