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side effects of lean

Side effects of lean

By Systems Thinking

As 2014 finished up, an article in December?s Quality Progress, caught my eye. It was about the record year of recalls for the automotive industry. Since it was published, Chrysler announced an additional, huge recall as well. The analysis in the article pointed to three main contributing factors but I think they fall short of some underlying trends, especially some side effects of lean that are oft overlooked.

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