TITLE

Lean Confusion

AUTHOR(S)
Jusko, Jill
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Industry Week/IW;Sep2010, Vol. 259 Issue 9, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the confusion over lean manufacturing. It presents several definitions of lean from various executives. According to researcher James Womack, lean's core idea is to maximize customer value while minimizing waste, creating more value for customers with less resources. Chargin River Consulting principal Rick Bohan states that lean means providing better service to the customer at the same or lower cost.
ACCESSION #
53445552

 

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