Explore Lean Thinking and Practice

Learn how lean thinking and practice can transform the way companies and organizations, work, manage, and learn.

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What is lean thinking and practice?

Rooted in purpose, people, and process, lean thinking and practice is a practical way to create more value with fewer resources.

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Lean Principles

The five-step thought process for guiding the implementation of lean techniques.

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A Brief History of Lean

Although there are instances of rigorous process thinking in manufacturing all the way back to the Arsenal in Venice in the 1450s, the first person to truly integrate an entire production process was Henry Ford.

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