Seeing things in a new light through Lean

Lean isn’t just a way of working, it gives businesses a fresh look at how they operate and expand their horizons

Ian Farrell, general manager of Ballykealey House, in Ballon Co Carlow Pictures: Finbarr O’Rourke

As creatures of habit, it can be challenging to adjust how we work. The workload of adjusting or changing processes can feel like too much when you have 100 different tasks to carry out daily.

Stepping back from the business to review how you operate can be difficult for the average SME but it can benefit you in the long run.

For those who do, the Lean for Micro programme, offered by many Local Enterprise ...