Lean Leadership Kaizen is Management
"First they tried copying the benchmarked system on a small-scale test to deepen their understanding of what they had studied. Trying it on their parts surfaced differences that werenâ€™t obvious at first, and they learned copying definitely wouldnâ€™t work.
Key: The reason they tried to copy was to learn more about it. This was a small-scale concept test, not an attempt at wholesale implementation...
So, while an individual improvement task might take longer as people learn, in the end there is a multiplier effect as more and more people get better and better at making improvements. Sadly, it is really impossible to assign an ROI to that, so traditional management doesnâ€™t allow for it..."