It is also referred as the Lean Five.

  1. Identify value
    • Identify the customer and understand how the customer perceives the product or service
  2. Map the value stream
    • Visualize the flow of start to end process
    • Helps to locate wastes in the process
  3. Create flow
    • Minimize the frequency of stop and start – avoid interruptions
  4. Enable pull
    • Products are not rendered till an order is placed by the customer
  5. Seek perfection
    • Complete elimination of waste and avoid interruptions
    • Implementation of pull system
    • Ensure that all activities bring value