Eliminating waste and continuous improvement represent two of the leading practices of Lean Manufacturing. “Waste” is considered to be anything that does not add value to the product or service being produced. Lean Wellness views waste as anything that does not contribute to the health and wellbeing of workers or the workplace. Allowing people to smoke at work, providing unhealthy beverages and snacks, and permitting unrestricted sedentary activity, are examples of waste at work. These actions, or inactions, pose a serious health threat to workers and should be eliminated in an organization committed to practicing Lean Wellness.
M. J. White is the creator of “Lean Wellness”, a radically different approach to transforming health and wellbeing at work. It is inspired from the top-down, but driven from the bottom-up by continuous learning and improvement. The result is lasting behavior change in people and a more productive work environment. To learn more, visit the website at: www.wellstreet.us or email M. J. directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org.