What is Lean Process Improvement?
What does it mean for your business?
Running a successful business is challenging. The most effective leaders know that the key to business success is staying agile, addressing ineffective processes and empowering team members.
Process improvement does not happen without change, yet we all know that change can be difficult. There is an old adage attributed to Mark Twain that says, “If you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you always got.” So, unless you make changes, your performance will actually suffer because your competitors are pursuing continuous process improvement.
Through years of experience, we have developed a systematic and effective approach toward Lean transformations. Our approach is based on three guiding principles:
This video produced by our friends at RVTV-3 is from a recent Kaizen event that the Roanoke County held with Mike Leigh. Check it out to learn more about Lean Process Improvement.
One size does NOT fit all. We understand that your business is not the same as anyone else’s. After helping dozens of organizations implement Lean, we know that significant long-term improvements can only occur by tailoring solutions to your situation and vision.
A long-term perspective. Developing a Lean continuous improvement culture does not happen overnight. We help organizations realize rapid results, but our overarching desire is to provide you with a path toward sustainable continuous improvement and operational excellence.
Effective leadership. We have learned that the single most important factor that determines the success of any improvement effort is effective and engaged leadership, starting at the top. That is why we offer world-class leadership and organizational development services to help you develop the leaders you need to reach your goals.