Lean Thinking

The Lean Thinking methodology says that only a small fraction of the total time and effort in any organization actually adds value for the end customer. By clearly defining Value for a specific product or service from the end customer’s perspective, all the non value...

Lean Construction

A philosophy based on the concepts of lean manufacturing. It is about managing and improving the construction process to profitably deliver what the customer needs. Because it is a philosophy, lean construction can be pursued through a number of different approaches....

Job Shop Lean

Job Shop Lean describes a “flavor” or application of  or what’s known as the Toyota Production System (TPS) that is more suitable and applicable for low-variety high-volume (LVHV) production systems which differ significantly from the typical larger high-variety...

Value Stream

The Value Stream is the specific activities required to design, order and provide a specific product, from concept to launch, order to delivery, and raw materials into the hands of the customer. (Lean Manufacturing Glossary of Terms)