Culture is Everything

We tried all this five-years ago but it didn’t last long….We don’t have any problems.  I don’t see how it could get any better….I know how to solve that, we fixed that problem twenty-years ago.  Does this sound like Lean cultures to you?  It doesn’t to me yet sometimes I hear these comments at companies that call themselves lean.  The comments don’t just come from the operators on the production floor but even middle and senior management.  What’s missing? A successful Lean Transformation requires a cultural transformation.  Click here for a great video talking about the importance of culture as part of your Lean journey.

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About Christian Paulsen

Christian Paulsen is an Executive Consultant with 20 years of Lean Manufacturing. Chris adds value to organizations by driving process improvement and bottom line savings. Chris intends to help others by sharing the lessons learned after a quarter century of operational leadership, marriage, parenting, and even longer as a Cubs fan. Your comments on this blog are welcome. You can also connect with Chris via LinnkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook in the right sidebar. Chris welcomes your comments. Christian's professional services are available by contacting him through LinkedIn (right side bar)
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