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The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers

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Dedication to Lean requires a focus on change, the identification of areas of improvement across the enterprise and a commitment to monitor continuously. The real challenge to Lean, however, requires this first change, a shift in the culture. Consumer products manufacturers are early on in their Lean journey compared to companies across industry, but they are achieving value with a commitment to understanding how Lean will affect business processes. Some keys that will help consumer products manufacturers implement Lean include: clearly identify goals, gain top management approval and set priority on measuring business impact of Lean initiatives.

Author

Maura Buxton Manufacturing Research Analyst, AberdeenGroup
Vendor:
SAP America, Inc.
Posted:
04 Feb 2008
Published:
01 Feb 2007
Format:
PDF
Length:
6 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English

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