Introduction to lean operations for small business
Lean operations, often referred to simply as “lean,” is a management philosophy and approach that has revolutionized the world of manufacturing and business. Originally developed by Toyota as the Toyota Production System (TPS), it has since been adopted and adapted across various industries.
What is lean operations?
At its core, lean operations focus on the systematic elimination of waste in all forms to enhance productivity and efficiency. Waste can be defined as anything that does not add value to the product or service. Lean is about creating more value with fewer resources and less time, ultimately delivering higher quality products or services at a lower cost.[Read more…] about Lean operations principles for small businesses