On May 20, Michigan Tech will host the First Annual Copper Country Lean Conference. During this one-day conference, experiences will be shared in large and small group sessions and in a poster showcase. The theme of this year’s conference is "Growing Lean, from the Roots to the Treetops."
Lean is a culture that empowers employees to innovate and create; these are the roots that support the Lean system. The visible leaves — Lean processes, methods and tools — have been created in harmony with a Lean culture to help sustain it. Tending to both grows a healthy Lean organization that is effective and efficient..