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Discover the benefits of being an LCI member, and access exclusive LCI corporate member content, today. LCI events bring together members of the design and construction industry who share a passion for innovative Lean solutions, providing attendees solid takeaways to implement in their own work.

Whether you are a seasoned Lean Design and Construction practitioner or just starting out, support and continuous learning are essential. LCI nationally supported Communities of Practice (CoPs) offer opportunities to connect locally, participate in education courses and workshops, hear from local Lean project teams, attend Gemba walks, and more.

LCI is committed to furthering Equity, Diversity and Inclusion programs in our industry. Lean tools and thinking are tailor-made to enable such policies, thanks to our cornerstone tenet of respect for people and the goal of encouraging everyone to contribute improvement ideas on the project.

LCI has made available various practical resources to support the Lean Practitioner on their journey. Please share these guides and tools with your company and project teams to improve your project outcomes. LCI Sponsors research to help promote understanding of the benefits of Lean and tools to support implementation. Check out the latest from our Research Committee.

Enterprise Lean Transformation (ELT) represents efforts to extend Lean thinking beyond the project site to other areas within the company as a total enterprise. Get immediate access to the latest news and developments in Lean Design and Construction. A lean organization focuses on increasing customer value, the elimination of waste and optimizing operations. The key components of Lean can be applied to all types of businesses and processes. In addition to reducing wastes and improving a specific process, Lean is also about building a culture, one that respects all employees and enables them to pursue opportunities to improve their work and share ideas for continuous improvement.

A Lean approach to continuous improvement provides us with a concrete method to examine work processes. Benefits of Lean A Lean approach to continuous improvement provides us with a concrete method to examine work processes.

Lean as a philosophy has emerged over recent decades and is now successfully established and implemented all over the world in all branches of industry. However, the origins of lean are based entirely on the Toyota Production System (TPS), which was developed by Taiichi Ohno in the 1950s. The main questions that usually arise when starting to plan your lean transformation are: How should I do this.

Who can help me with the implementation. We aim to answer these questions by providing a lean partnership that has the benefit of hands-on experience in lean transformation.

Our Lean Academy team has a broad experience in terms of both lean application and lean leadership, all of which we have built up in our own factories and through our own experiences. We can therefore provide full support and guidance for your lean journey, whether you are just starting out or if your journey has been going on for many years.

We welcome you to learn lean from the source. Toyota is the world-recognized origin of lean-thinking, built on the foundation of the Toyota Production System. At Toyota we put a lot of emphasis on the foundational elements.

Visual management, 5S and daily management are the methods that shape a company's culture and prepare it for lean transformation. Not only do we focus on optimising the flow, but we prioritise people and their skill development, as they are key to drive change and optimise processes. We also dig deep into the leadership behaviour of the company as we know that support and involvement from the top down is the key to ensuring lean transformation results that will stand the test of time.

Lean assessment The lean journey starting point is to get your current situation reviewed by someone who has seen the lean journey themselves. Together we go the source and analyse your flow, leadership and people. Which is ideal for when you're in the beginning of your lean journey or simply want to experience all aspects of lean. In this second piece we take a closer look at the practices involved in creating harmony and success at plants around the world, uniting diverse cultures and mindsets with a universal set of lean values and processes.

Implementing operational excellence into your work culture can be a challenge. That was as well the case during our journey in which we embedded Japanese thinking into all our European teams and processes. We started by adopting, adapting and maintaining lean working practices by building the foundations of a continuous improvement mindset.

Toyota is a brand that embodies production precision driven by meticulous management. Synonymous with excellence, international reputation is undoubtedly the result of a workforce that is engaged, committed and valued. But how does Toyota achieve this. The answer is through strong and transparent leadership that values all stakeholders at every level of the business.

TLA supports Signify in lean leadership Signify has been on the lean journey for many years already and applies an advanced level of lean to their operations.

Since they're not new to lean, their lean programme didn't start from a beginner level. They already used lean as a tool to involve all employees from the top all the way down to the factory floor in the change process.