The Focal Points for Implementing a LEAN Business System

In order to establish a LEAN Business System, there are five (5) Focal Points that require a balanced approach.  However, most LEAN programs only start at the lower levels, with a pure focus on the Mechanical Tools.

Come learn about all five (5) of the different Focal Points, and how they are integrated with one another for an effective implementation.  Also see why our efforts focus on the Systems-Level Kaizen, and why this blueprint will drive a comprehensive approach for your program.

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The Focal Points for Implementing a LEAN Business System

Shop Floor Management System

The Integration of Business Objectives/KPI Deployment and Visual Controls in order to Facilitate Problem-Solving and Team Work


Point Kaizen, and Process Improvements

Utilizing the Multitude of Tools that are Available to Improve a Single Process or Work Cell


Systems-Level Kaizen

Focusing on the Connected Processes in order to Improve the Complete Business System Across ALL of the Functions within the Organization


Management System | Structure

Providing the Structural Elements to Achieve the Desired Business Objectives/KPIs in a Sustainable Way


Strategic Kaizen

Focusing on the Development of the Roadmap, and Implementation of the Complete Business System


LEAN Business System Implementation, with focus on the Systems-Level Kaizen

Learn more about our explanation for the Systems-Level Kaizen Approach and the background information on the Roadmap for Implementing a LEAN Business System.


Quick Reference Guide, 1-Pager

Review our 1-Page, Quick Reference Guide explaining The Focal Points for Implementing a LEAN Business System.


Reflection Questions, for Lessons Learned

Questions to think about and reflect upon, so you may develop your own Lessons Learned.


Our Balanced Approach for Implementation

Learn more about how to implement the Focal Points by applying Our Balanced Approach, with focus on the three (3) core elements:  1) the Mechanical Tools; 2) the Management System; and 3) Human Aspects.

Most program efforts only focus on the Mechanical Tools, because they are relatively straight-forward and you can quickly see evidence of tangible results…  However, there is interdependence amongst all of the core elements, which will allow your program to truly achieve your long-term desired results!


Mechanical Tools

Explain and Apply the Concepts and Methods


Management System

Build the Structure for Long-Term Sustainability


Human Aspects

Develop the Organizational Capabilities


LEAN Culture

Culture Drives Results

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