What is it about?

Respect for people is seen as a central principle in Lean implementations, but the failure of RFP is believed to cause Lean implementations to fail. Why? We think it is necessary in Lean implementations to connect people’s work to craftsmanship. Through a discussion of craftsmanship before Lean implementations, it might be possible to nurture an understanding of the underlying values of Lean.

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Why is it important?

the unique thing is the translation of respect for people from Japanese to English and also to discuss Lean based on craftsmanship


It was a challenge to take on the, for me, new concepts - but also fun to really try to understand the meaning of Respect for people

Mia Ljungblom

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This page is a summary of: The Lean principle respect for people as respect for craftsmanship, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, May 2021, Emerald,
DOI: 10.1108/ijlss-06-2020-0085.
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