Lean Empowerment – Part 4: Sharing Work Aids

Settling into a New Culture As we continue our Lean Empowerment series, we check back with the same company to review their progress and see how their new Lean Culture is evolving. In Lean Empowerment Part 1 and Part 2, the workers chose shadow boards from their Lean Toolbox to resolve a number of ongoing issues. […]


What is value? Value is realized through transactions exchanging cash, goods, services and information. Through transactions, these value pieces flow between the customer and the company. Identifying each value stream is essential. Once defined, a value stream can be improved, optimized and controlled. Acquiring market knowledge and assuring customer satisfaction requires carefully designed systems. In […]