Lean Manufacturing Is A Double-Edged Sword

ALCOA CEO Klaus Kleinfeld explains to CNN's Fareed Zakaria how he's made his company lean. It's simply a matter of doing more with less until the U.S. economy bounces back. But even then, how will businesses balance spending more money to hire employees back without giving up the productivity they've gained ? If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.

ALCOA CEO Klaus Kleinfeld explains to CNN's Fareed Zakaria how he's made his company lean. It's simply a matter of doing more with less until the U.S. economy bounces back. But even then, how will businesses balance spending more money to hire employees back without giving up the productivity they've gained ?

If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.

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