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Episode 01
The Principles of Lean and ISO 9001
Eliminate waste by integrating lean and the quality management system

This video is part 1 of 3 of the set:  The Value of Integrating Lean and an ISO Based Quality Management System 

Video Length:
32 min

Lean and an ISO-based Quality Management Systems are complementary forces that should be integrated into a Business Management System to create an overall effective system capable of sustaining all improvement efforts.


  • Introduction  (3:31 min)
  • Lean and quality are complementary forces  (3:57 min)
  • Using the QMS to sustain lean improvements  (3:15 min)
  • Similarities between lean and ISO 9000  (12:28 min)
  • Integrating the QMS and lean  (1:54 min)
  • Business management system  (5:59 min)
  • Closing thoughts  (1:01 min)

Target audience

  • Top management  
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