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Lean Smarts Podcast: Lean Manufacturing | Leadership - Lean Smarts Podcast: Lean Manufacturing | Leadership EPISODE 4, 23rd March 2021
10 Questions to Consider Before Starting Lean
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10 Questions to Consider Before Starting Lean

The quick recommendations people make (like "start with 5S") assume too much about an organization. Even though 5S can be a good first tool to apply, many organizations would do well to do some ground work prior to picking up lean methodologies. This includes things like developing true teamwork, demonstrating a commitment to employee training and development, or even establishing basic metrics and engineering functions. While a list of questions to evaluate your preparation for "starting lean" doesn't do justice, here are ten questions to ask yourself to help gauge your readiness.