Não se pode ser bom a obrigar a misturar, numa mesma fábrica, numa mesma linha, grandes séries e pequenas séries, não joga certo.
Ainda voltando ao "Innovator's Solution":
"An opportunity that excites a small organization simply isn't large enough to be interesting to a very large one. One of the bittersweet rewards of success is, in fact, that as companies become large, they literally lose the capability to enter small emerging markets. Their size and success put extraordinary resources at their disposal. Yet they cannot deploy those resources against the small disruptive markets of today that will be the large markets of tomorrow, because their values will not permit it."
Os autores são peremptórios "Organizations cannot disrupt themselves." Por isso "Companies can create new prioritization criteria, or values, only by setting up new business units with new cost structures." Porque "The reason an organization cannot disrupt itself is that successful organizations can only naturally prioritize innovations that promise improved profit margins relative to their current cost structure."
Aquela frase "only by setting up new business units" faz-me voltar a recordar a fábrica de Loulé... como unidade autónoma... até porque a obrigava a ser muito mais impaciente com os lucros e paciente com o crescimento do volume. Assim, ...