'Lean' simply means a systematic approach to identifying all types of waste and optimum utilization of available resources, continuous improvement, ensuring smooth flow of the product in the supply and manufacturing chain and meeting customers demand. In short, 'Lean'
is about "doing more with less"
– less inventory, less time, less space, less movement, less man hours and with less money.This made Mr. D K Srivastava
, Executive Director, QCFI to evolve a new concept – Lean Quality Circle (LQC)
and presented in the Board Meeting held March, 2010. There will not be any fixed regular formal meetings. Meetings will be informal and at the place / equipment, where the problem exists.The problems can be taken up from the already identified problems / problem bank based on management goals / objectives. Problem may also be taken from the current priority problems of their work areas decided by the group member. .More