ARTICLE - Mission creep, silos and a disengaged workforce are some of the negative effects of traditional management. Michael Ballé offers an alternative based on the respect for people principle of lean thinking.
COLUMN - This month, Michael Ballé, Founder of the Institut Lean France, addresses the ongoing debate on rewards and recognition, explaining how a structure that allows for an optimal relationship between team members, team leaders and group leaders will influence motivation.
ARTICLE - Can a company be considered lean if its improvement efforts result in layoffs? Michael Ballé, PhD answers this frequently asked question drawing from his own experience dealing with organizations.