Manufacturing Knowledge: Should Lean Principles Be Applied To Education?



Diana Davis
02/08/2011

We've seen Lean applied to services and healthcare. But can lessons on manufacturing efficiency and quality be applied to the education system? In this Profit through Process podcast we speak with Tom Mason, Professor Emeritus of Economics & Engineering Management at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. He says that today’s education systems are out of date and can learn a lot from manufacturers.