Competitve Systems and Practices – that's LEAN but what does it MEAN?

Competitive systems and practices reflect practices and principles that have been developed in the manufacturing sectors over the last 80 years, often referred to as Lean manufacturing, Lean production or just ‘Lean’. They provide tools, knowledge and skills for establishing work systems and practices that support immediate and ongoing improvements to a business, targeting improvements in efficiency, waste reduction, customer service, employee morale and costs.