It's a common misconceptions that lean strategies are only for big businesses. Industry Week said, "There are rules of thumb to help improve the opportunity for lean success among low-volume, high-mix manufacturers, as well as lessons to be learned from such companies traveling the lean path." One of the companies Industry Week spoke to focused on setting incremental goals. Another found a 50% output increase after becoming more lean. Click the link to read more from those that have been working on their lean strategies!
Lean is a management philosophy rife with misconceptions: Its goal is workforce reduction. It’s useful only on the manufacturing floor. It eschews technology as a tool for improvement. Read More