1. Value

Understand & quantify customer value, focus on what is of VALUE to the customer


2. The Value Stream

Map all VA, NVA and Waste steps before you implement or change anything

Separate non-value added from value added Map the actions required to produce (value stream) Eliminate activities that do not move the product closer to its final form


3. Flow

Remove all barriers to flow e.g. delays & defects, Make the remaining value added activities flow smoothly


4. Pull

Implement pull systems, Produce only what customers need


5. Perfection

Continue to build better and better systems, Continuous Improvement


“Lean is the belief that Waste exists in all processes”

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