12 Essential Lean concepts and tools

Patange Vidyut Chandra
Posted: 06/25/2013

Lean manufacturing includes a set of principles that lean thinkers use to achieve improvements in productivity, quality, and lead-time by eliminating waste through kaizen. Kaizen is a Japanese word that essentially means "change for the better" or "good change."

The goal is to provide the customer with a defect free product or service when it is needed and in the quantity it is needed.

Patange Vidyut Chandra
Posted: 06/25/2013