Here's a look at the challenges both Cessna and AOMS had to overcome.
The decision to implement lean wasn't so clear-cut for AOMS.
For AOMS, the main impediment was lack of time to execute the implementation since the office was already operating at full capacity, which meant the implementation would require overtime or lost revenue.
The organizational dynamics of a surgical environment such as AOMS are similar to a typical manufacturing organization.
The application of standard work at AOMS emphasized this result.