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Learning from Lean, Conclusion

By Andrew Parris and Don Pope, reprinted from Christian Business Review. Citations have been omitted. Part seven of a series. What Christian Leaders Can Learn from Lean Christian leaders, workers and organizations can have confidence that they can learn from and apply Lean wisdom to help them succeed in their work and even to strengthen their Christian identity and mission….In line with these…

Learning from Lean, Part 6

By Andrew Parris and Don Pope, reprinted from Christian Business Review. Citations have been omitted. Part six of a series. What Christian Leaders Can Learn from Lean Christian leaders, workers and organizations can have confidence that they can learn from and apply Lean wisdom to help them succeed in their work and even to strengthen their Christian identity and mission. Our experiences in…

Learning from Lean, Part 5

By Andrew Parris and Don Pope, reprinted from Christian Business Review. Citations have been omitted. Part five of a series. In this section, we explore some of the key Christian/biblical parallels to Lean principles that we expect many of our readers have already noticed…. 4. The Greatest Long-Term Gains Are Achieved Incrementally and Continuously This Lean principle is about personal and corporate growth.…

Learning from Lean, Part 4

By Andrew Parris and Don Pope, reprinted from Christian Business Review. Citations have been omitted. Part four of a series. Christian Parallels to Lean Wisdom Given the Japanese manufacturing context of the development of Lean, a Christian leader may be reluctant to adopt Lean personally or in a Christian ministry, out of fear that Lean is only for manufacturing or is culturally or…

Learning from Lean, Part 3

By Andrew Parris and Don Pope, reprinted from Christian Business Review. Citations have been omitted. Part three of a series. We propose seven principles of Lean that make it more understandable and applicable to a wider variety of organizations, along the lines of those cited above who studied the origins of Lean… 4. The Greatest Long-Term Gains Are Achieved Incrementally and Continuously While…

Learning from Lean, Part 2

By Andrew Parris and Don Pope, reprinted from Christian Business Review. Citations have been omitted. Part two of a series. We propose seven principles of Lean that make it more understandable and applicable to a wider variety of organizations, along the lines of those cited above who studied the origins of Lean… 1. We Exist to Provide Value to Our Customers Every organization…

Learning from Lean

By Andrew Parris and Don Pope, reprinted from Christian Business Review. Citations have been omitted. Part one of a series. We live in an unpredictable, complex, competitive, pluralistic and divided world. Increasingly, successful businesses and organizations require leaders who understand the times and who can inspire and guide their teams to design and deliver superior valuable products and services for…