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LEAN - Improving Competitiveness Case Studies 2016 Published 21 January 2013
The Cases span many different companies, sectors and sizes of businesses - the one thing connecting them all is that they are all engaging with their people to improve their immediate and long term Competitiveness with the support of the Enterprise Ireland Lean and Green Business Offers.
Download LEAN - Improving Competitiveness Case Studies 2016 [pdf2.4MB

BECOMING A LEAN Service Business Practical steps to build competitiveness, capacity & capability [pdf file1.29MB
Enterprise Ireland - Lean tools and techniques are helping companies across the globe to address competitiveness issues within their businesses, building the capability of their people to identify issues and improve their operations. This booklet provides the basics of Lean to help you on your journey to achieve world class levels of competitiveness. It outlines the first steps along the lean journey and signposts you to the next parts of that journey.

BECOMING LEAN Practical steps to build competitiveness [pdf file1.6MB] 2016 English Version
Schlank werden Erste Schritte um die Wettbewerbs-fähigkeit auszubauen  BECOMING LEAN Practical Steps to Build Competitiveness [pdf file 692kB] German Version
 
Lean tools and techniques are helping companies across the globe to address competitiveness issues within their businesses, building the capability of their people to identify issues and improve their operations. This booklet provides the basics of Lean to help you on your journeyto achieve world class levels of competitiveness. It outlines the first steps along the lean journey and signposts you to the next parts of that journey.

Made in Ireland 4 - The Thousand BenchMark Report [pdf file611kB]
This report, “Made in Ireland 4, The Thousand Benchmark Report”, marks a milestone in terms of Irish Benchmarking. One thousand benchmarks have been captured with Irish companies, part of a global effort where benchmark partners overseas share anonymous data with Enterprise Ireland.   The report highlights the importance of doing things right, where the data highlights the impacts on company performance. Companies who adopt good practice out-perform those who do not.

World Economic Forum "Rebuilding Europr's Competitiveness [pdf file1.89MB
Rebuilding Europe’s Competitiveness highlights five key enablers that will be pivotal to making these measures work. These are: strong collaboration across stakeholders, political consistency, political leadership, sense of urgency as well as strong and clear communication plans. The Report shows that, when rebuilding its competitiveness, Europe can preserve its core values of partnership and social inclusion.

1st Steps to Green Competitiveness Guidebook [pdf file478kB
The system outlined in this guidebook includes templates for the installation of an environmental policy statement and provides a foundation for the basic management of a business’s environmental impacts.
 
GreenStart Assignment Guidelines for Consultants [pdf file80kB]
GreenStart Assignbent Guidelines for Consultants Word Document [405kB]  

GreenPlus Assignment Guidelines for Consultants [pdf file184kB]
GreenPlus Assignment Guidelines for Consultants Word Document [277kB

LEAN EDUCATION DIRECTORY  [pdf file 2.29MB
The purpose of the Lean Education Directory is to assist Enterprise Ireland clients’ who wish to avail of a Lean training course and want to source a service provider.


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