Lean Myths #4: Lean Covers Everything

Successful transformations rely on leaders who recognize that there is a lot more to lean than a reorganization of the shop floor.

When a manufacturing organization changes its ways of thinking, working and decision making, it must also make corresponding changes to the larger organization’s governance structures, processes and planning activities.

The truth is that leaders who fail to address key areas of the business beyond the shop floor are at serious risk of stalling lean transformations in their tracks.

In this final installment of their four part series, AlixPartners dispels this common myth that lean transformations are comprehensive on their own by sharing the areas of a business that are needed to support successful lean transformations.

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