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The lean management enterprise

A system for daily progress, meaningful purpose, and lasting value.

Delivering value efficiently to the customer

Interview with Marcus Toremar, lean manager, Swedish Migration Board
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Interview with Marcus Toremar, lean manager, Swedish Migration Board

Lean management helped an immigration agency facing intense scrutiny reduce wait times by two-thirds while meeting budgetary, legal, and policy constraints.

Enabling people to lead and contribute to their fullest potential

Interview with Bryan Robertson, former director of lean transformation, Direct Line Group
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Interview with Bryan Robertson, former director of lean transformation, Direct Line Group

At a UK-based insurer, profound cultural change is not only increasing efficiency—it is enabling employees to achieve things they never thought they could do.

Discovering better ways of working

Interview with Martin Lippert, former chief operating officer of TDC
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Interview with Martin Lippert, former chief operating officer of TDC

For TDC, Denmark's largest telecoms provider, a lean-management transformation has been a "necessary condition" for investing in future growth.

Connecting strategy, goals, and meaningful purpose

Interview with Carlos Zuleta Londoño, chief operating officer of Porvenir
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Interview with Carlos Zuleta Londoño, chief operating officer of Porvenir

At Colombia's largest private pension fund, lean management has unleashed innovation across the organization.

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Being Lean

Being Lean

Over time, organizations of all kinds—whether manufacturers or service providers, governments or not-for-profits—become awfully complicated. Lean management helps them engage all of their people, at every level, to help the entire organization work better: delivering more for customers, building stronger capabilities, finding new and better ways of working, and renewing a sense of common purpose.

External recognition

Shingo Research Award

Shingo Research Award

McKinsey is honored to have received a 2014 Shingo Rearch and Professional Publication Award for "The Lean Management Enterprise."

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