Trim Labor Management's Fat

Jannise, Stephen
October 2010
Material Handling & Logistics;Oct2010, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p40
The article discusses several ways in which lean principles will have a significant effect on labor management. It notes that the metrics of success and efforts will differ from a nonlean environment and employees will be expected to work with greater flexibility to lean principles. It says that the relationships among co-workers, superiors and subordinates will be reshaped to emphasize managed cooperation over individualized labor.


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