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FT Guide to Lean by Andy Brophy

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Introduction

Lean has evolved in the past decade or so from beyond being principally applied in the manufacturing sector to gaining widespread acceptance in almost all industries. It is a deep and profound management system for the attainment of balanced performance excellence.

The current demanding global economic conditions have created an environment where being Lean and fit is now an operational imperative. Lean is no longer a ‘nice to do’ activity that you will get around to when you get on top of the pressing day-to-day issues. Lean offers an alternative from cutting your way to improving your way through challenging business conditions. This book aims to be your consultative guide to getting started on the Lean journey, to provide guidance ...

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