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Lean’ was popularized in the landmark book, Lean Thinking. It focuses on improving flow, with a heavy emphasis on reducing inventory.
Nowadays, though, there is also a broader definition. Lean has come to mean any effort to do more with less. Originally, Lean was used almost exclusively in manufacturing.
Now you will find far more widespread applications. And those are just the big ones. It is pushing into retail, job shops, restaurants—everywhere. In effect, each of these new versions is just a tailored form of the original, repackaged to fit the specific needs of the function.
The definition of Lean is constantly being rewritten. There is even a rising variation of Lean called Lean Six Sigma. It combines aspects of both Lean and Six Sigma into one set of tools.