Lean Management

How are businesses and public services using lean management principles to improve their practices? More importantly, is it working?

The lean management philosophy is centred on highlighting aspects of a process that add value by reducing everything else and eliminating waste. The principles of lean management started in manufacturing and have since been adopted in various industries, including healthcare, education, non-profit organizations, and public services.

The articles below assess lean management in each of these industries, and provide case studies highlighting both the triumphs and the tragedies.

The articles are free for you to read, download, and share online until the end of February 2015, simply click on the article titles below for access.