Lean Thinking has been helping businesses drive out waste and get closer to their customers for nearly 20 years.
With organisations now feeling the pressure to run more efficient operations, Lean Thinking presents a proven and refined solution. What is more, it often creates benefits far outside the scope of what is intended, from customer satisfaction to employee engagement.
However, it is not a panacea for all ailments, and needs to be fully supported and properly implemented to have a full and sustainable impact.
In this paper we examine the factors that make a successful Lean transformation, dispel some common misconceptions around its use and explain in plain English what Lean entails.