Proper Planning Up Front Required if Lean Programs Are to Maximize Production, Profitability Increases
By: Industry Week September 04, 2014
Significant effort and dollars are invested in lean initiatives each year in manufacturing plants across the United States. These investments can yield significant production and profitability gains if done properly.
Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for these initiatives to fail because of one or several key factors in management preparation for the lean journey.
By improving just a few factors, the likelihood of success with lean initiatives can be dramatically improved.