What is the Lean Methodology?
Lean practices focus on those activities that continuously improve all functions and processes, and involve all employees in the effort to increase the efficiency with which the organization delivers value to customers. Lean practices originated in Japan at Toyota then gained widespread adoption in the manufacturing industry. Today, Lean methodologies are being adapted to improve operations in many other industries as well.
Lean practitioners use a series of specialized meetings to promote team communication, systems understanding, and continuous learning.