5 Lean Principles

There are 5 key process steps to implement lean into an organization. VALUE: Specify value from the standpoint of the end customer by product family. VALUE STREAM: Identify all the steps in the value stream for each product family, eliminating whenever possible those steps that do not create value. FLOW: Make the value-creating steps occur […]

Lean

Also known as Lean Production, Lean Manufacturing, or the Toyota Production System. Lean is the word coined by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) International Motor Vehicle Program (IMVP) researcher John Krafcik in this article from 1988. It was also mentioned in the first book written about Lean from the MIT research, “The Machine That Changed the […]

Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions

Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award The new edition of this Shingo Prize-winning bestseller provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a culture that has your stakeholders throughout the organizational chart involved and invested […]

Lean for Banks: Improving Quality, Productivity, and Morale in Financial Offices

See larger image Lean for Banks: Improving Quality, Productivity, and Morale in Financial Offices (Paperback) New From: $35.23 USD In Stock