Introduction

Been There, Done That … 

… now, let me share my experiences and, hopefully, make your Lean journey less turbulent.

I am writing this book as I want to share my real-life experience as a Lean Implementer. I hope that I can inspire some of you to relentlessly pursue operational perfection within your organizations, and at the same time take some of the apprehension away by showing you that while the deployment of Lean has substantial underlying scientific and mathematical merit that a lot of success can come from common sense applications. I’ ve heard it said many times that Lean is a combination of science and art; that’ s very true, but a good dose of common sense and humility doesn’ t hurt, either. Although, you can be an expert ...

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