For decades now, lean is understood as a methodology to identify, reduce and if possible eliminate the waste; a philosophy for reducing the through put time; being world class etc.
The giants see Africa markets as the emerging next global destination. Cheap labor, vast resources, land locked countries and the eagerness to grow make them the blue-eyed boys of future growth and development.
The world is growing crazy for adopting lean tools and pillars to become profitable on a sustained basis.
Lean being the in thing, all lean consultants want a piece of the cake. The demand being higher than supply, opportunity exists for all consultants. Higher returns mean higher risks and this fact cannot be ignored.
Each one of us looks forward to a happier, secure and healthier life. Unfortunately, all this is not easy, but one needs to strive for. We spend one third of the life in understanding what we need to do.
The Total Lean Management Model (TLM) by ADDVALUE integrates Lean Pillars and Tools, which need to be applied across the value chain: from suppliers to customers, from inputs to end user.
In this human form of nature, every person looks for various securities: financial, professional, social, emotional, etc.
Every human needs to grow though and excel in two dimensions: life and business.