Lean Thinking is a mindset, it is about focus, removing waste, and increasing customer value. Lean is about smooth process flows, doing only those activities that add customer value and eliminating all other activities that don't.
Lean is a journey. If you’re like most companies, your lean journey starts with something simple like a 5-S program and then moves on to more difficult lean tools like analyzing your value streams and then eventually reorganizing your whole supply chain. This is all great stuff but when are you done?