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An Introduction to Lean: The Next Big Thing in Government?

The following is an excerpt from an article published in the June, 2013 issue of Government Finance Review, copyrighted 2013 by the Government Finance Officers Association. It is reprinted here with permission.

Progressive governments are always looking for ways to serve their constituents more effectively and less expensively. To that end, many governments have begun exploring the efficiencies Lean practices can provide.