Effectiveness is more important than Efficiency

Lisa Lang says:

One of the ways we typically apply efficiency in a job shop is by keeping all our equipment and/or people busy so that we don’t waste any capacity and have the highest possible utilization.

But this is baaaaad.

For business application, see her post on Continuous Improvement.

For a more personal insight into the difference between being effective vs being efficient, check out the Success Matrix Productivity Principle 6: Be Efficient.

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