What is Lean?

Lean is a collection of principles, methods and tools that improve the speed and efficiency of any process by eliminating waste. Although Lean originated in Toyota’s manufacturing operations - known as the Toyota Production System – the tools have been successfully applied in organizations across all sectors.

Program Area
Lean Enterprise
Topic(s)
Lean, Toyota Production System

Printed from the Iowa Department of Management website on June 26, 2017 at 5:21am.