By seeing a business as a "value system" for customers, companies can shift lean strategic priorities towards growth-oriented targets instead of cost-cutting. Instead of squeezing additional margins to boost the bottom line, lean philosophy can increase demand response and sales, while maintaining and lowering cost per unit—thus enabling lower prices, a competitive edge, and more business.
than limiting efforts to tactical efforts. And finally, strategic actions that merge customer and business value, focusing on customers, value, responsiveness and quality. Businesses that thrive in today's changing environment will capitalize on the R(E)volution, and leverage Lean to do what Toyota and Dell have done dominate their markets. To receive a free Lean Strategy Assessment Tool, call 801.358.5304 or email your request to email@example.com . References Womack, James, Daniel Jones, and