In what may be a first, and is certainly a first to me, a Canadian politician is claiming that his work with lean manufacturing makes him a better leader.
Mark Taylor is running for the federal council of the Green Party in
Like other candidates for the council,
My company is a practitioner of Lean Manufacturing and I am learning skill sets there that are directly applicable to the Green Party. Consensus building, constant improvement and the efficient use of resources are just three of many tools in the Lean tool box that will help.
I know nothing about Canadian politics, and I am not endorsing the candidacy of Taylor or anyone else.
But I hope