Lean has application in the Front Office, Back Office and well as the manufacturing shop floor.
The presentation will provide an overview of Lean. Why do companies adopt a Lean culture. The reduction of waste in any process is a key principle of Lean, but what is waste as it relates to a Lean Culture. And finally, what are the five primary principle of Lean.
Companies with a Lean culture have a competitive advantage in the marketplace. They are more nimble, react to changing business circumstances more quickly with less disruption to their operations. Ultimately Lean focused companies have a workforce with lower turnover and higher employee satisfaction and morale.
1) Why Lean?
2) Lean focuses on Waste, but what are the 8 Wastes in Lean?
3) What are the Five (5) principles of Lean?
By attending this presentation, BAMA members will gain a comprehensive understanding : Why do companies adopt a Lean culture. The reduction of waste in any process is a key principle of Lean, but what is waste as it relates to a Lean Culture. And finally, what are the five primary principle of Lean.
Dave Dragon - Dave is a Business Advisor assigned by FloridaMakes ( https://www.floridamakes.com/home ) to support the Bay Area Manufacturers Association, BAMA, and its member companies. He has a BS in Accounting, MBA in Strategic Management and is a Six Sigma Black Belt. Dave is also the author of: I Solve Mysteries: The Art & Science of Business Process Optimization & Transformation published in 2019
Bob Kinney – Bob is a Board of Directors member of BAMA. Bob has spent his entire career in manufacturing. Bob has a passion for innovation and continuous improvement by helping people reach their individual peak performance, aligning their talents to their role.
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