Guest post by Jon Terry.
Lean is an evolved approach to business that emphasizes transparency, accountability, and efficiency in order to maximize the value produced for the customer. At the team level, Lean helps teams and the individuals within them optimize their efforts toward the creation of value. Lean helps teams stay focused on goals, with the agility to respond to changes in the market.
What Do High Performers Have in Common?
In 2016, we sent out our first Lean Business Survey to learn more about how Lean was being applied in knowledge work. We compiled the data into the Lean Business Report, in which we told the story of how the Lean movement is spreading across and transforming some of the world’s largest organizations—often, one high-performing team at a time.