Lean processes in an organization drive the

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complexities than what an enterprise’s supply chain can sustain. Lean processes in an organization drive the productivity higher through various means, such as the elimination of delays and bottlenecks, reduced operating costs, better and fast decisions, improved employee engagement, and enhanced customer experience. Lean operations focus on efficiency and help in creating growth for businesses that are willing to simplify their
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LEAN SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS 4 production and service with the aim of eliminating wastes (Walker, Seuring, Sarkis, & Klassen, 2014). Lean operations aid in improving processes and increasing efficiency in an entity. Therefore, they offer value to customers and eradicate waste in the supply chain.
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LEAN SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS 5 References Christopher, M. (2016). Logistics and supply chain management . London, UK: Pearson. Gattorna, J. (2015). Dynamic supply chains . London, UK: Pearson Education Limited. Myerson, P. (2013). Lean supply chain and logistics management . New York: McGraw-Hill Education. Walker, P. H., Seuring, P. S., Sarkis, P. J., & Klassen, P. R. (2014). Sustainable operations management: recent trends and future directions. International Journal of Operations & Production Management , 34 (5), 1-12. .
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