Columns

Editor’s comments: Against the odds

The traditional summer wind-down for industry was more in evidence this year than it was in 2011 – though probably more due to the oppressive economic atmosphere and the distractions of the Olympics than more authentic industrial or business reasons.

Keep your options open

At a time when margins are being squeezed hard, Steve Knight, associate director at operational improvement firm Newton, asks why improvement costs are still so hard to justify in manufacturing and unpicks the pros and cons of different improvement pathways.

Lean on me: Lead the lean way

Roberto Priolo, Editor, Lean Management Journal
Posted on 10 Jul 2012 by

Roberto Priolo, editor of TM’s sister publication Lean Management Journal, shares a sneak peek into the next issue of LMJ and looks back at the best content in the previous edition.

Marketing matters

Deborah Meaden, Dragon’s Den star and owner of textile manufacturer Fox Brothers celebrates the opportunities in 2012 to put British manufacturing on a world stage but begs companies not to let this moment in the limelight be a one off.

Lean on me

Posted on 31 May 2012 by

In this new regular column, Roberto Priolo, editor of TM's sister publication Lean Management Journal, shares a sneak peek into the next issue of LMJ and looks back at the best content in the previous edition.