Lean Thinking Comes to the Battlefield


Jun 5, 2008

This commentary originally appeared in Forbes on June 5, 2008.

The 1991 Gulf War represented the pinnacle of the U.S. industrial approach to warfare: overwhelming mass. Subsequently, the U.S. military began the shift to a new support paradigm, adapting the lean, best practices of contemporary business, write Eric Peltz and Rick Eden.

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