How? By engaging everyone in the business
There’ s plenty of evidence that people who are engaged in improving their work using a structured method such as PDCA are much more satisfied.
By engaging everyone in solving the problems that matter to the business in a structured way (rather than just doing random improvements) far more waste is eliminated, far more value can be created using the same resources
Key to success in Lean is aligning everyone in the business with the purpose of the business.
This means that a Lean business:
The other key task of leaders is to sustain not only the improvements as they are made, but also the process of improvement so the business keeps on and on improving.