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On a regular basis we post articles and thoughts about Lean deployments and the results that can be achieved within any business. Feel free to browse through these and send us any comments.
Measuring Process Efficiency and Effectiveness

Measuring Process Efficiency and Effectiveness

ALC's ARTICLE SERIES Measuring process efficiency and effectiveness.When we map processes with clients, we identify in Manufacturing businesses the “First Time Quality” or the percentage of times we can move on to the next process step without going back to a previous...

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Leadership behaviour

Leadership behaviour

ALC's ARTICLE SERIES How hands-on should a Manager be?Whenever we’re approached to work with a company on an Op Ex project, one of the questions we ask ourselves is “How is the support from the Management team going to manifest itself?” This begs the question, “How...

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Self Audit your operation

Self Audit your operation

ALC's ARTICLE SERIES Self-Audit: How do you know that you have an effective operation?Five questions every Lean Manager should ask on the shop floor... A good lean operation is agile enough to respond to most problems and self-correct with minimal impact on the...

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Implementing Lean

Implementing Lean

ALC's ARTICLE SERIES How to get started with implementing lean. One of the most commonly asked questions relating to Lean is... “How can I remove the waste activities from my business, when we produce so many things or when our range of services is so large?” The...

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Lean and Agile

Lean and Agile

ALC's ARTICLE SERIES Lean AND Agile A recent trend in Lean Consulting projects has been the need to add ‘agility’ into the mix. Historically, Lean interventions have focused on eliminating waste and building efficiency through process mapping, removing the low value...

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Resistance to change

Resistance to change

ALC's ARTICLE SERIES Resistance to change Top 8 reasons why you might experience resistance to change. Your company needs to change, you’ve worked out what needs to be done and put a plan in place but now what? Change doesn’t happen without effort, and understanding...

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ALC Ltd.

ALC Ltd.

Driving Efficiency in Business

We take Lean principles derived from Manufacturing and apply them across all industry sectors:

  • Manufacturing
  • Service
  • Administration

Lean is a universal concept!

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