2022 Lean Executive Committee
2022 Lean Executive Committee
Left to right: Edith Chiasson (NH Office of Professional Licensure and Certification), Thomas Lencki, Jr. (University System of New Hampshire), Dagmar Vlahos University System of New Hampshire), Joseph McCue, LEC Chair, (NH Department of Transportation), Linda Magoon, LEC Co-Chair (NH Department of Environmental Services), Heather Bartow (NH Department of Health and Human Services), Candice Weingartner (NH Department of Information Technology) and Robin Parkhurst, Department of Information Technology.

What is Lean?

Lean is an organizational management system comprised of principles, tools, and techniques focused on customer value. Lean tools are used by public, private and non-profit sectors to improve processes by removing waste, increasing efficiency and elevating quality.

Lean addresses what customers and employees identify as inefficient uses of materials and personnel. Lean asks organizations to examine and rethink what they do, as well as how and why they do it. Processes are evaluated and improved, increasing quality and value for delivered to customers

Lean empowers employees, tapping into their intelligence, creativity and experiences to implement more efficient ways of completing tasks and reaching organizational goals.

By using Lean, organizations can be more efficient, enhance customer satisfaction, as well as employee engagement and morale.