Lean Global Network

changing lean production system

Rethinking an entire production system

ARTICLE - It took a Spanish clinical diagnostics instruments manufacturer the introduction of a new product to realize how an old-fashioned system and management style were preventing the company from thriving.

WHAT IS LEAN?

{youtube}Bmr_dTKa6EA{/youtube} Lean is about creating the most value for the customer while minimizing resources, time, energy and effort. A lean approach to work is about: understanding what’s really going on at the place where value is created – commonly known as the gemba. improving the processes by which products and services are created and delivered. […]