A critical challenge facing middle market firms is how to make their transformation processes (e.g., production processes or service delivery processes) more effective. Lean may be an answer to this challenge.
Lean is a comprehensive philosophy backed up by practices and methods for seeking out and removing non-value-added work in organizations. Organizations that have successfully implemented and are sustaining lean continue to reap operational and financial benefits.
For lean initiatives to be embraced and sustained within organizations employees have to agree with values and assumptions that underlie the lean philosophy and they have to work and behave in a manner that reflect these values and assumptions.
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