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FT Guide to Lean by Andy Brophy

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Part 2

Lean transformation practices

This part discusses the core Lean methods and tools that are used approximately 80% of the time by organisations on the Lean transformation journey. The top level methods illustrated are:

  • 5S workplace organisation
  • Visual management
  • A3 problem solving
  • Standard work
  • Idea management system
  • Kaizen
  • Quick changeover
  • Total productive maintenance
  • Kanban
  • Poka yoke
  • Flow practices

(Many tools are nested within each individual method.)

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