THe link that follows is for an “on demand” webcast sponsored by Industry Week that discusses just what the title says: “Lean Manufacturing in a Lean Economy“. It is about an hour long, however, you can fast forward through instructional parts as well as some parts that you may be familiar with. If you are not familiar with “Lean Manufacturing” or Lean, this webcast will help understand some of the ideas. If you are familiar with “lean” it will give some insight into how, in our current economy lean principles can help. The webcast is based on one of the largest studies conducted in this area.
What do you think about it? Do you think lean is a tool for the times? What did you learn?