Working on three levels

Guest blogger Chris Shannon, University of Queensland, has this to say about working on three levels … “While tidying up my electronic files recently, I came across this diagram. I first saw this in 2015  when attending introductory Lean training run by...

Cross hands game

Hello Everyone! Today we will be playing the cross hands game and seeing how it can be beneficial when learning and applying lean principles. Perseverance. Cooperation. Thinking outside the box. These qualities and approaches to problem solving are key to the success...

The 3 best Lean games every company should learn to play

Xunzi may have been the first experiential teacher… “Tell me, and I will forget. Show me, and I may remember. Involve me, and I will understand.”– Xunzi (Xun Kuang), a Confucian philosopher who lived in the third century B.C.E.* At St Andrews Lean Consulting we agree...

The snowflake game

Good afternoon readers, For those of you in the UK at the moment, or perhaps England at least, I think you will agree that it is fairly warm! We’re cooling things down a little bit today by talking about the Snowflake game.  Communicating an idea isn’t just...