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On a regular basis we post articles and thoughts about Lean deployments and the results that can be achieved within any business. Feel free to browse through these and send us any comments.

Implementing Lean

ALC's ARTICLE SERIES How to get started with implementing lean. One of the most commonly asked questions relating to Lean is... “How can I remove the waste activities from my business, when we produce so many things or when our range of services is so large?” The...

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Lean and Agile

ALC's ARTICLE SERIES Lean AND Agile A recent trend in Lean Consulting projects has been the need to add ‘agility’ into the mix. Historically, Lean interventions have focused on eliminating waste and building efficiency through process mapping, removing the low value...

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Resistance to change

ALC's ARTICLE SERIES Resistance to change Top 8 reasons why you might experience resistance to change. Your company needs to change, you’ve worked out what needs to be done and put a plan in place but now what? Change doesn’t happen without effort, and understanding...

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Leadership behaviour

ALC's ARTICLE SERIES Leadership behaviour dictates the pace of change Leadership support is a pre-requisite for any Lean change: If you want your staff to make changes then they need to be comfortable with the idea and know that their actions are supported....

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Cut the work – not the workforce!

ALC's ARTICLE SERIES Cut the work – not the workforce! “Process Improvement”, “Rightsizing” and “Operational Excellence” are synonymous with getting ‘more’ out of the business by identifying and eliminating waste. Yet these terms can strike fear into the grass-roots...

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ALC Ltd.

ALC Ltd.

Driving Efficiency in Business

We take Lean principles derived from Manufacturing and apply them across all industry sectors:

  • Manufacturing
  • Service
  • Administration

Lean is a universal concept!