Lean Lessons: All About Lean

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Alukal, George   (ASQ)  

Quality Progress    Vol. 39    No. 2
QICID: 22568    February 2006    pp.

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Article Abstract

Lately, lean has been receiving a lot of attention from quality professionals, management and the media. After getting its start in manufacturing, it has now migrated to nonshop floor activities in sales, customer service, accounting, HR, engineering and purchasing, and to service organizations, such as financial institutions, government and hospitals. Here is an introduction to one of today's easily understandable approaches.

Keywords

Lean, Waste, Kaizen, Toyota Production System (TPS)


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