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Whether you’re an assembly line worker, engineer, office staff, or a manager, you have a role to play in making your workplace more productive.  In order to help you succeed in your role, we created this site as a hub for all of the information and resources you’ll need.

We have everything you need to know as you learn about lean manufacturing, six sigma and much more.

Learn about all those strange sounding abbreviations and acronyms in our guide to lean terminology.  Find recommended reading material and book reviews in the Lean Bookstore.  We’re even creating tutorial videos to explain some of the more advanced concepts in our Lean Video Library.  These are just some of the helpful things you’ll find here – we hope you like it!


Lean Terminology

Lean glossary

Lean Books

Lean Manufacturing Books

Six Sigma Tools

Six Sigma Tools

Latest Blog Posts

Lean Metrics: The danger of chasing numbers

One of the key principles in lean manufacturing implementations is to “make it visual”. The premise is that anybody should be able to understand the current status of a process at a glance.  Any out of standard conditions should be immediately obvious, so... read more

7 Wastes of Lean Manufacturing

Use these links to quickly navigate to the various sections of this article What is waste? The 7 wastes of lean manufacturing How to remember the 7 wastes The 8 wastes of lean manufacturing 7 wastes of lean in services 7 wastes of lean in healthcare What Is Waste?... read more

Lean Manufacturing: Eliminating the 7 wastes

Lean manufacturing is a business improvement methodology focused on optimising the flow of value to the customer. Companies that implement lean manufacturing principles aim to reduce the amount of waste in their processes. There are 7 wastes in lean manufacturing,... read more