To identify transnational good practice in extending lean techniques cross sectorally to public services and service sectors.
To share good practice between EU partners, and jointly develop tools and techniques for successful implementation of lean cross sectorally.
To disseminate good practice, case studies, tools and techniques and develop training programmes, skills development and a technical support offer which can be utilised by managers wanting to adopt lean techniques within their organisations.
To promote the benefits of adopting lean techniques to public and service sectors.
To collaborate on, and develop research techniques to measure and evaluate efficiency improvements following lean interventions and implementation within an organisation or service.
Good practice on cross sector application of 'Lean' techniques shared transnationally.
Tools and techniques for sucessful implementation of lean cross sectorally are further developed and tested.
Training programmes, skills development and a technical support offer are developed based on best practice gathered.
Dissemination of information (best practice, benefits and impacts, training offer, tools for implementation) to support managers to fully understand the lean philosophy as part of an overall organisational strategy, and help them to successfully adopt lean techniques within their organisations and evaluate the impact (focus on public and service sectors)
Good practice on research, measurement and evaluation of lean implementation in cross sectoral situations shared transnationally and further developed.
Partners Found Already
Gateshead College (UK)
North East Regional Improvement & Efficiency Partnership (UK)
Partners are required that have academic (research and evaluation) and practitioner expertise in lean techniques, and the application of lean techniques cross sectorally to public services and service sectors.
lean public services efficiency process improvement government