Lean manufacturing streamlines processes, and those principles can streamline decision making too. Principles like eliminating waste and preventing mistakes are very applicable to an office setting. Forbes recently said, " Finding the right business processes will save you money, reduce waste, improve employee satisfaction and distribute work more skillfully over the course of the year. Companies that strike the right balance will maintain that crucial competitive advantage." Be smart, efficient, and lean whenever you are working.
The most successful businesses continually refine their processes and have the technology to facilitate continuous improvement of their processes.Getty In fact, a number of lean manufacturing strategies could help your company save money and time.After all, the main principles of lean manufacturing include eliminating waste, implementing a continuous improvement culture, respecting your human workforce, mistake-proofing your work, maintaining a level production rate and instituting “just-in-time” (JIT) production.Read More