Jean Cunningham on Lean Accounting
Gemba Academy co-founder Kevin Meyer discusses lean accounting with Jean Cunningham. Jean is one of the original thought leaders on the subject.
Lean Accounting Introduction
Gemba Academy Co-Founder Kevin Meyer and Executive Chair of the Lean Enterprise Institute Jean Cunningham, discuss the beginning of Jean's career and how she first discovered that lean could be applied to accounting.
- 0:31 - Jean’s introduction to lean
- 3:47 - How Respect for People factored in
- 4:46 - Making financial information accessible
The Effect of Lean Accounting on Owners, Auditors, and Executives
Upon applying lean to accounting, Executive Chair of the Lean Enterprise Institute's Jean Cunningham's first challenge was to present a different way of doing things to owners, auditors, and executives. Jean describes their reactions to Gemba Academy Co-Founder Kevin Meyer.