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What is Lean?

What is LEAN?

LEAN is defined as “a systematic approach to identifying and eliminating waste through continuous improvement by flowing the product or service at the pull of the customer in pursuit of perfection.”

The main principles of LEAN are:

  1. Define value to the customer
  2. Organize work using value streams
  3. Focus on flow of work
  4. Produce at the rate of customer demand
  5. Improve continuously