lean one-liners

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During many years of Lean consultancy and training activities, the consultants of CRAFT Lean Management collected a wide range of interesting and fascinating one-liners. We named them oneleaners and decided to post these on this website, so you can use them in your Lean program.


Most of the oneleaners are a free translation of well-known quotes from pioneers like Shigeo Shingo, W. Edwards Deming, Peter Drucker, Taiichi Ohno, Henry Ford, Masaaki Imai, Confucius, etc. By further simplifying them we tried to grab the key message.


You can find a wide range of oneleaners here, but you can also donate your oneleaner. We will add your oneleaner to the website.