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Brian Maskell posted a blog post

A Better Way to Understand Product Profitability

Many companies calculate product profitability by subtracting a Standard Cost from the Price and calling it a Margin. But this calculated margin does NOT tell you how much money you are making. It tells you almost nothing about the profit you are making because the standard cost is made up from a lot of tenuous allocations.So what’s…See More
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TOYOTA LEAN ACCOUNTING

This presentation was given at the Lean Accounting Summit 2013 by Glenn Uminger. Glenn has been with Toyota USA for many years and taken a wide range of roles from finance to product development and his current role as Managing Director of the…
Apr 10
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Brian Maskell posted a blog post

While Watching Old Movies on a Rainy Saturday …

... I came across something amazing!Have you got 9 Minutes? Watch this clip from the movie “Executive Suite.”  Learn how Lean was alive and well in1954!!!Then think about the the Lean issues it points out.Below are some Lean points I identified. (I put the Lean principle at the start of each item.) Maybe you spotted some others? Some better ones?  Write to me, and let me know what you see.FLOW – Financial improvement only…See More
Apr 1
Dan Getting is now a member of Lean Accounting SuperGroup
Mar 26
Nicholas S. Katko posted a blog post

In Defense of Accountants

I get tired defending accountants over and over again for a crime they have not committed.Standard costing, as we know, does not work for Lean companies.  What do we do?  We “round up the usual suspects”This often means people are all too ready to bash the accountants – because they are their people who come up with the…See More
Mar 24
Brian Maskell posted a blog post

It Irks Me ...

Most of the time I am very upbeat and optimistic about the progress of Lean in US and European companies. I see passionate leaders and down-to-earth, hardworking people making improvement every day. But there is something that irks me and it's been irking me for a while. It's about performance measurements and it's about waste.Most companies we work with have performance measurements in their plants and offices. In fact we show them how to set up strategic measurements, value stream…See More
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Welcome To The Lean Accounting SuperGroup

"It was not enough to chase out the cost accountants from the plants. The problem was to chase cost accounting from my people's minds"
Taiichi Ohno, founding father of the Toyota Production System

This is the meeting place for Lean Management in manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, government, and other lean organizations. Whether you are just beginning lean accounting or if you have been on the journey many years, this community will provide you with a place to get answers, give help to others, share your experiences, and grow in practical knowledge of Lean Management Systems.

Features of the Lean Accounting SuperGroup:
- Blogs from Lean Accounting experts. Read the blogs and add your comments.
- Forums where you can share your experiences and ask questions.
- Special Forum called "Members Stories" where you can share the story of your
lean journey and the role of the Lean Management Systems.
- Download files and templates others have found useful. Upload your own.
- Calendar of events. Seminars, conferences, site visits to lean organizations.
- Training videos on many aspects of Lean Accounting and Lean Management.
- Beyond Lean Accounting to Lean Sales & Marketing, Value-Based Management, the Voice of the Customer, and Executive Leadership.

Blog Posts

A Better Way to Understand Product Profitability

Posted by Brian Maskell on April 18, 2014 at 5:05pm

In Defense of Accountants

Posted by Nicholas S. Katko on March 24, 2014 at 10:30pm

It Irks Me ...

Posted by Brian Maskell on March 21, 2014 at 2:30pm

Forum

Example Companies - Eliminating Traditional Standard Costs 7 Replies

Started by Mark Lawton in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Jim Andruczyk Feb 26.

Waste Measurement 5 Replies

Started by Maciej Pienkowski in PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS. Last reply by Nicholas S. Katko Nov 6, 2013.

Template for showing price - terms trade off 2 Replies

Started by Stephanie Baker in PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS. Last reply by Stephanie Baker Sep 5, 2013.

Lean Incentive and Profit Sharing Plans 3 Replies

Started by Lawrence Grasso in PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS. Last reply by Stephanie Baker Jun 13, 2013.

Has Lean Manageement Gone Too Far by Defining Its Own Accounting? Article Comments 10 Replies

Started by Lisa Eshbach in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Lisa Eshbach Mar 29, 2013.

Webinar Questions - Tuesday 2013 Jan 29 Session 3 Replies

Started by Vitor Eduardo Nogueira Lourenço in PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS. Last reply by Vitor Eduardo Nogueira Lourenço Jan 30, 2013.

Webinar Questions - Monday 2013 Jan 28 Session 4 Replies

Started by Nicholas S. Katko in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Nicholas S. Katko Jan 30, 2013.

Rate Of Production 2 Replies

Started by Stuart Winders in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Stuart Winders Jan 13, 2013.

Calculating Capacity 2 Replies

Started by Ronnie Davidson in VALUE STREAM ACCOUNTING & DECISION-MAKING. Last reply by Ronnie Davidson Nov 17, 2012.

PhD in Accounting: Do lean practitioners turn to academic research as a resource? 2 Replies

Started by Lancelot Giles in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Lancelot Giles Nov 15, 2012.

Accounts Payable 1 Reply

Started by David M. Sheehan in VALUE STREAM ACCOUNTING & DECISION-MAKING. Last reply by Ronnie Davidson Oct 23, 2012.

Lean Accounting & The General Ledger 13 Replies

Started by Ali Tahsini in VALUE STREAM ACCOUNTING & DECISION-MAKING. Last reply by Griff Coxey Aug 23, 2012.

Lean Accounting in service companies 2 Replies

Started by Daniel Velasquez Norrman in PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS. Last reply by Daniel Velasquez Norrman Jun 10, 2012.

Identifying Value Stream's for Lean Accounting 9 Replies

Started by Ali Tahsini in VALUE STREAM ACCOUNTING & DECISION-MAKING. Last reply by Brian Maskell May 17, 2012.

Hurdle Rates 2 Replies

Started by Ronnie Davidson in VALUE STREAM ACCOUNTING & DECISION-MAKING. Last reply by Ronnie Davidson Apr 28, 2012.

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