Accession Number:

ADA435279

Title:

The Lean Enterprise - A Management Philosophy at Lockheed Martin

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR ACQUISITION TECHNOLOGY AND LOGISTICS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2004-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

In 1999, Lockheed Martin developed an approach called LM21, for Lockheed Martin in the 21st century, to identify best practices for increasing efficiency and improving financial and operating performance, Leaders soon realized that best practice sharing was lust one means to a higher end, The ultimate goal is to create a system that consistently achieves excellence for our customers, shareholders, and employees, We selected and implemented the management philosophies called Lean and Six Sigma, This article describes the Lean Enterprise at Lockheed Martin and the steps taken to make it a reality,

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE