Leaning Out Africa
A great, short article by Jim Huntzinger in Lean Accounting News about the universal nature of people and waste. Most intriguing though, are the hints that Jim throws around at other things we do not like to talk about as professionals; as Leansters, we should.
I'm talking about the devestating effects of government, coupled with a lack of religious values, on nations, states, communities, organizations, families and finally - the individual. Why should we talk about these things? Because government policy and religious values can shape how we behave - the presence or lack of these two may often be at the root cause of our actions and decisions we make.
What are some examples of poor decisions or actions in your organization? Can you share any examples with TWI Blog readers - any problems that may be caused by government policy or lack of religious values?