Lean – What Is the ROI? “What is the return on investment for lean?” This question is asked frequently in our Lean Experience and Leading Lean sessions. It’s a fair question. This week I had a chance to see a great example of the ROI of lean. A little background - the company I visited this [...]
At some point on the lean journey you must have looked at your “lean work” as just that, an extra task on the list or another project on your list that earned its place based on the fires you had to fight and immediate pressures. Many times lean begins as work done in 3-5 day events, as the work that is done early in the morning or at the end of the day or by someone else such as a lean co-ordinator– extra work. There is a point in time that you and those you work with truly integrate lean into how you work.