We help organizations improve

Are you frustrated by poor communication and wasted effort and money in your organization? Lean East helps organizations improve their effectiveness to maximize customer value. We  coach employee teams as they identify and eliminate wastes in processes, raising service and quality levels while reducing operating costs. Lean East improvement projects typically have a 10x ROI (return on investment) for the organization.

Based in Maine and serving New England and the eastern United States, Lean East project consultantstrainers and coaches have spent their careers leading organizational change that achieves measurable, lasting results. We are experts in Lean Six Sigma and project management and have led transformations in many organizations. We believe you bring out the best in organizations by bringing out the best in the people.

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Lean East Services

Process Improvement
Project Management
Improvement Training

Client Projects

Office of MaineCare Services

Organizational excellence support for Lean projects and development of Key Performance Indicators

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General Dynamics

Developing, customizing and delivering Lean Six Sigma and trade training

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Mid Coast Health Services

Improvement projects in areas including pharmacy, laboratory, operating room, imaging and supplies

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New Hampshire Department of Public Health Services

Quality improvement training and coaching for project teams to support statewide health improvement

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Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Grant process review and improvement to support operations and increase funding levels

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United States Navy

Aligned Lean Six Sigma efforts between NAVSEA Office, Supervisor of Ships and shipbuilder

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What our clients say

Lean East Blog

Selecting a Lean Project
Selecting a Lean Project
July 29, 2018

How should an organization new to Lean thinking select a good initial Lean project? Click here for our project selection matrix with eight things to consider.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
June 14, 2018

Learn the Five Dysfunctions of a Team and ways to overcome the issues that occur on your leadership team. Improve trust, reduce conflict, and focus on results!

Understanding Key Performance Indicators
Understanding Key Performance Indicators
May 11, 2018

Establishing a Balanced Scorecard of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) supports improvement. KPIs exist for every process and team; have you identified yours?


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