Lean

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Lean or LEAN may refer to:

In business[edit]

  • Lean Startup, how to start a company in a lean way
  • Lean manufacturing, process improvement discipline
  • Lean construction is a translation and adaption of lean manufacturing principles and practices to the end-to-end design and construction process
  • Lean Laboratory, application of lean manufacturing principles in a laboratory
  • Lean services, application of lean manufacturing principles in a service operation
  • Lean software development, lean manufacturing principles applied to software development
  • Lean Integration, application of lean manufacturing principles to data and systems integration
  • Lean Higher Education, application of lean manufacturing principles in Higher Education
  • Lean Six Sigma, combination of lean and six sigma approaches.
  • Lean accounting, move away from traditional accounting methods to a system that measures and motivates excellent business practices in the lean enterprise.

Other[edit]

  • Sir David Lean, English film director, producer and editor
  • Le'an County, in Jiangxi, China
  • Lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush), a freshwater char living mainly in lakes in northern North America
  • Lean, also called "purple drank" "sizzurp," or "syrup," a recreational drug based on cough syrup
  • Lean meat

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