The truth behind adopting a lean approach to operations
The philosophy and practice of lean have taken hold at large manufacturers worldwide. Now smaller manufacturers are adopting it as well—and in the process discovering some of the myths around lean’s purported flaws and shortcomings.
In this series, AlixPartners' performance improvement experts debunk the myths about lean, identify misconceptions that can stymie implementation, and offer practical advice for planning and executing a lean initiative.
"Successful lean programs organize people and assets at scale and drive them toward a clearly defined end point within a fixed time period."