Augmented Lean: A Human-Centric Framework for Managing Frontline Operations

Augmented Lean debunks hyped-up industry 4.0 automation efforts, providing evidence of how the best leaders in manufacturing implement industrial technology to empower their workers and achieve efficiencies. Executives need a management framework that prioritizes humans over machines. When you empower your frontline workers, you invest in their growth, productivity, and loyalty. Increased efficiency of your machines is just a side effect.