Implementing the elements of lean systems
1. Managers in many firms have been heard to say that lean systems sound great in theory, but are very difficult to implement. Discuss what you believe are some of the challenges in implementing the elements of lean systems.
2. We have developed the philosophy of lean systems in a manufacturing environment, and have observed the implementation of lean systems also in services environments. Find an example of the implementation of lean systems in a services environment, and describe that situation for us here