FEATURE ARTICLE – In the second of our roundups, we share the best content published on our sister publication, the Lean Post, in the past month.
- Put Your People at The Center of Your Development System, by Jim Morgan
“It is your people that provide the skills, energy and creativity,” writes Jim Morgan. “They are the single most important element of great product development systems. They drive the system.” Read more.
- Using A3 Thinking to Solve Recruiting Problems: An interview with Gavin Martin, by Cameron Ford and Gavin Martin
It’s a shame that A3s are often thought of as being meant to solve manufacturing problems. The reality is they can be used to explore and resolve challenges in any industry or field, including recruiting, as Gavin Martin has seen. Here’s his story of using A3 thinking to solve a costly recruitment problem at his organization.
- Kaizen Learning vs. Traditional Problem-Solving, by Art Byrne
“Lean offers a fundamentally different approach to problem-solving than most traditional companies practice,” writes Art Byrne. “Most [traditional] companies delegate important problems to teams of experts that take months to create a plan and even longer to get lasting improvements.” What would a problem-solving process look like at a lean company? Read this article and find out.