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SWiFT 11 Driving Competitiveness Using Lean

SWiFT 11: Driving Competitiveness Using Lean

May 2013
NSAI Irish specification for Lean, ‘SWiFT 11: Driving Competitiveness Using Lean’. This document provides guidance on using Lean and is aimed to help any Irish company to get started on the Lean journey of continuous improvement. Swift 11 also provides recommendations on the tools and techniques that can be used when implementing Lean which in turn can drive and improve competitiveness in any organisation. SWiFT 11 is part of a national effort to help Irish businesses become more efficient and effective in the provision of their services and products whether for the domestic or international market. This in turn can assure the competitiveness of the economy.

Chaired by Ann Ledwith of the University of Limerick, the NSAI SWiFT 11 drafting committee was comprised of academia, industry and business support groups such as IBEC and Enterprise Ireland who kick-started the project. National collaboration and joined up thinking has led to the successful publication of the NSAI SWiFT 11 which will assist Irish business to become more competitive.

SWiFT 11 was launched at Enterprise Ireland 'Driving Competitiveness' Conference

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