Lean Myths #2: Lean Compromises Agility

Many middle market manufacturing executives continue to face the challenge of implementing operational improvements quickly to generate cash for their business, while cutting fat from their overall operations. But are lean operations and business agility really incompatible?

The truth is that lean and agile can reinforce each other — as long as both of them are effectively organized, coordinated, and executed.

In the second installment of this four part series, AlixPartners provides a framework for effectively managing a lean operation without impairing your ability to respond fast to short-term challenges through strong project management, process discipline and the right key performance indicators (KPIs).

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