You know the statistics—lean can shorten your lead times, reduce inventories, cut operating costs, free up resources, and more. But countless surveys have confirmed that most lean initiatives fail to deliver expected and needed results. Why? Are successes confined to a restricted list of industry sectors? Are only "lean experts" capable of leading an organization through a successful implementation?
organize your financial processes
is a process to organize a work area, focused on improving efficiency, safety, layout, and flow. 5S produces some immediate and obvious results. Workplaces are indeed better organized. Tools and materials are maintained in well-defined locations. Operators notice that their jobs become somewhat easier. Supervisors find that it''s simpler to visually identify problems'' inefficiencies, excess inventory, misplaced equipment, etc. And, there may even be a marginal increase in productivity. But, the benefits