The management of a company that makes furniture, doing well, took it into their heads to expand their line into pianos. Why not make pianos? They bought a Steinway piano, took it apart, made or bought parts, and put a piano together exactly like the Steinway, only to discover that they could only get thuds …
You can’t be lean in your job, if you don’t have lean thinking in your life.
So next time when somebody says you that he is lean in his job take a look at his life!
If two managers work by one hour every day on a Microsoft Project Plan(MPP), and after a month the MPP showes that a software developer has more than 600 man/hours in a month work, how many hundred years will take of their team to finish the project ? 😉