APPENDIX A

A Framework for Conducting the Dynamic Value Assessment

THE DYNAMIC VALUE ASSESSMENT is intended as a data-gathering and evaluation activity to help in implementing lean dynamics by gauging the effectiveness of creating value within the real challenges faced by complex businesses operating within an uncertain and changing environment. It can offer important insights that are critical to identifying the starting point, implementation structure, and measurement focus that will guide a lean dynamics program.

Why is this needed? We have seen throughout this book that the best solution does not necessarily follow the problem. For instance, when we map out the progression of activities involved in creating a cola can (described in Chapter ...

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