Tag: Military

Government, Soldiers, and Backlogs

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Worldandnation: Backlog has veterans waiting for disability claims Here is a sad case of bad flow, an imbalance in demand and capacity, and the impact...

"Bureaucratic Morass"

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Wonder Land - WSJ.com:Reading up on the continuing Walter Reed situation (my earlier post on the subject), I saw this in the WSJ this...

Leadership Means Being Aware

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The Courier News :: News :: Walter Reed 'failed' You may have read or seen reports about the poor conditions for injured soldiers at Walter...

Another Shingo Prize for the Army

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The Herald-Mail ONLINECongratulations to the Letterkenny Army Depot for winning its second Shingo Prize for lean excellence."David Gress, the division chief for the Ground...

Administrative Lean in the Army

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Hilltop Times - New process leads the way for lean initiativesHere is another article about the Army using lean, I would suppose for "employee...

Lean Army Video

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Lean Army Video (via YouTube.com)Here is a video highlighting the benefits of apply lean to the Army Materiel Command. Improving turnaround time on...

"Lean and Mean" Army? Not Really

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TIME.com: Lean and Mean -- Jul 10, 2006 -- Page 1 So the article isn't as bad as I thought given the headline. A better...

"Lean and Mean?" Sir, No, Sir!

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TIME.com: Lean and Mean -- Jul 10, 2006 -- Page 1I haven't had time to read this yet, but I'll invite your comments. ...

Lean in the Air Force (Video)

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From the Air Force news service and Google Video, a story about what basically sounds like a week-long "kaizen event" with the goal of...

Quelling Command and Control Thinking

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QW: Freedom from command This might make for interesting reading in conjunction with the earlier piece on a Lean Air Force. Consultant and writer John Seddon...

"Lean Across the Air Force"

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There is a memo circulating, dated 11/7/05, from the Secretary of the Air Force, Michael W. Wynne, and General T. Michael Moseley, titled "Lean...