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Month: October 2016

Teams are “Us” – Part 3: What’s in a Team?

Teams are “Us” – Part 3: What’s in a Team?

“If you want one year of prosperity grow grain.  If you want ten years of prosperity grow trees.  If you want one hundred years of prosperity grow your people” — Confucius (~ 500 BC) I never hired consultants during my journey to learn the basics of JIT/TPS/Lean. I didn’t need to. In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s there was a small, but very active community of JIT/TPS learners scattered around the east coast of the U.S. We found each other…

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