Measuring up Lean: The journey towards operational excellence

Duggan, Kevin
March 2007
Management Services;Spring2007, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p26
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Measuring Up Lean: The Journey Towards Operational Excellence," by Kevin Duggan, which appeared in "Medical Design Technology." It discusses the benefits that can be realized with the implementation of lean manufacturing systems in a highly regulated manufacturing environment. Operational excellence means that each employee knows the production flow. Employees create and maintain a lean flow, while management focuses on growing the business.


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