Planet Lean: The Official online magazine of the Lean Global Network
Lean's on the menu

Lean's on the menu

Javier Gomez, Leo Milanesio, Aaron Quintana and Pedro González
June 7, 2023

VIDEO INTERVIEW – This hotel in the Canary Islands is bringing lean to its Kitchen Department, hoping to streamline the process and provide a better service to diners.


Interviewees: Javier Gomez, Leo Milanesio, Aaron Quintana and Pedro González



THE INTERVIEWEES

Javier Gomez (left) is Director of Hotel Cristina. Leo Milanesio (right) is a Change Agent.
Aaron Quintana (left) is Kitchen Manager at Hotel Cristina. Pedro González (right) is Maitre at Hotel Cristina.

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Learning function integration while assembling wind turbines
October 6, 2015
Learning function integration while assembling wind turbines

FEATURE – Over the course of his career in the wind energy industry, the author has learned the power of horizontal integration in the improvement of organizations. In this piece, he shares his experience as a lean practitioner and leader at Ecotècnia.

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Jim Womack shares insights on how to help lean spread faster
July 26, 2016
Jim Womack shares insights on how to help lean spread faster

WOMACK'S YOKOTEN – How it is that some ideas and innovations spread like wildfire while others are slower to take roots? It is clear that lean thinking belongs to the latter category, but how can we speed up its diffusion?

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A lean Christmas tale
December 23, 2021
A lean Christmas tale

FICTION – The pandemic is throwing curveballs to us all, including a certain bearded gentleman who lives in the North Pole – until a magic “time-bending” solution is presented to him, that is.

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Making hard work easier
January 9, 2020
Making hard work easier

FEATURE – Reflecting on some of the work he’s recently observed, the author discusses what lean thinking teaches us about making life easier for the value creators in our organizations.

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