Summary of Turn Waste into Wealth

How to Find Cash in Every Corner of the Company

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Turn Waste into Wealth book summary
Wealth is hiding in your organization’s everyday waste. Use lean practices to find it.


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Consultant Mark DeLuzio explains where to find hidden value in your organization as he teaches the principles of lean management. The concept of lean calls for improving both as a person and a business. Exemplifying the lean philosophy, DeLuzio presents its fundamental principles and processes in brief chapters that explain a new concept, and offer an action checklist and a case study. DeLuzio covers how to use lean as a philosophy for embracing change, increasing revenue and solving problems. getAbstract recommends this to-the-point manual to executives, managers, consultants and small-business owners who want to know more about lean concepts.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What the lean approach means,
  • How to create a lean culture and
  • How to implement lean practices.


Becoming a Lean Company
The purpose of lean management is to find problems that plague an organization and create solutions that increase profits. Lean is not a fad, and it won’t provide wealth if you treat it like a passing trend. Consider 11 factors that contribute to a positive lean...
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About the Author

Mark C. DeLuzio designed the Danaher Business System before becoming the founder and CEO of Lean Horizons Consulting. He gives speeches worldwide about the lean system.

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