Applying Lean principles to align labour to demand, lower costs and shorten lead times. Achieve operational excellence with Lean.

The Lean Workforce: Applying Lean Principles to Improve Workforce Management

Using Lean principles, manufacturers have made significant improvements to their operations, from improved productivity and increased resource utilisation, to a more accurate understanding of product costs. One area where manufacturers may not have thought to apply Lean is the workforce. But as labour pressures increase and margins tighten, savvy manufacturers are turning their attention to the workforce, and discovering that Lean can help them increase workforce flexibility and agility, and improve their bottom line. Applying Lean principles to the workforce can help ensure that labour is aligned to demand, which in turn can result in lower costs and shorter lead times. Download this paper to discover how Kronos for Manufacturing can help your organisation achieve operational excellence with Lean.