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Designing a Lean Process – I

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StitchWorld February, 2017

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Principles and Strategies

Lean has become a key transformational buzzword in the apparel manufacturing industry. However, a lot of confusion exists in understanding the principles and applying them practically on the shopfloor. Understanding the connection between strategy and principles is the key to implement ‘Lean’ on the shopfloor. In this series of articles, Anand Deshpande, Founder and CEO – Admaa Consulting connects the principles with measurables and strategies to achieve those measurables on the apparel shopfloor. In short, it provides a structured approach to design a Lean process and suggest major factors and strategies to consider in doing so. As one enters an apparel factory, he/she can see the following scenes: • Materials waiting to be processed in front of a machine or an…

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