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rest

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tend

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lean on someone: depend on

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lean on someone: pressurize

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to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

to have a tendency or inclination

deviation from a particular direction

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

characterized by an economy of artistic expression

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the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

cause to lean or incline

have a tendency or disposition to do or be something

rely on for support

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cause to lean to the side

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lacking excess flesh

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lacking in mineral content or combustible material

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containing little excess

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not profitable or prosperous

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However, in order to deliver higher quality and more affordable healthcare, along with providing higher satisfaction for all stakeholders, the potential for applying Lean thinking in the Omani healthcare sector must be demonstrated and examined.
In order for an organization to be a Lean Enterprise, its employees must become a Lean Thinking Workforce.
Most of the basic goals of Lean thinking are common sense (i.
16] Peter Hines, Matthias Holweg and Nick Rich, 2004, "Learning to evolve: A review of contemporary lean thinking," International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol.
This method is adapted from lean thinking (Womack and Jones, 1996), a methodology that can be extended to provide both qualitative analysis and quantitative metrics associated with research objectives.
Findings from the study suggest that lean thinking can help secondary wood products manufacturers be more profitable.
Appearing on Business Week's best-seller list of business books, Lean Thinking consists of four inter-related parts.
Ensign Stephanie Chelone, current aircraft intermediate maintenance department IM2 division officer and soon-to-be head of CPI aboard Ike, said the lean process is something Ike's sailors can accomplish every day by lean thinking.
Later, Ford Motor Company began to embrace the way of lean thinking.
Merging the benefits of two well-known methodologies, Lean Thinking and Total Productive Maintenance, Lean TPM shows how to secure increased manufacturing efficiency.
Lean thinking does require drastic and perhaps traumatic change for the organization, Fiume said, and it requires senior management to set serious stretch goals and create an environment where it is safe to fail.
What does lean thinking really mean, and what are its applications to the military community?
He's the co-author of the business bestsellers Lean Thinking and The Machine that Changed the World.