Lean Initiatives and Consulting for Operational & Organizational Impact

When operations are streamlined and highly effective, this can positively impact many areas of business success.


Consulting and Coaching

Chagrin River Consulting specializes in teaching Lean Management that drives effective operations that are goal-focused, streamlined, and proactively improving over time.

CRC’s approach is designed to deliver results even when
previous Lean initiatives have failed. Explore the difference here.

Problem Areas Where

Lean Can Help

  • Inefficient work processes
  • Difficulty meeting lead times
  • Cost overruns impacting profit margins
  • Excess inventory sitting idle
  • Wasted time, material, and money
  • Equipment downtime is too high
  • Challenges finding & keeping employees
  • Low engagement, poor communication
  • Frequent workplace accidents
  • Sales & Operations unwilling to work together
  • Unable to gain ground in the marketplace
  • Can’t link metrics to improvement or results

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Additional Solutions Available from

Chagrin River Consulting

Process Improvement

CRC delivers rapid results in process improvement through best practices.

  • Define, measure, standardize, and improve processes.
  • Foster flexibility and continuous improvement in the face of change.
  • Make better use of existing resources.
  • Reduce delays, improve output, and enhance customer satisfaction.

Culture Change

CRC helps employers and employees create a highly engaged culture.

  • Foster better communication, transparency, and trust.
  • Empower and encourage employees to do the right things.
  • Attract, retain, and develop more top performers.
  • Experience the impact of more effective teams and leaders.

Organizational Development

CRC provides an unbiased, expert analysis of operations and opportunities.

  • Create a more profitable, robust, and resilient organization.
  • Assess current state, desired state, and readiness for change.
  • Identify and develop training to fill organizational gaps.
  • Redesign business processes for greater efficiency.

Strategic Planning

CRC helps companies define, design, and direct business growth for long-term success.

  • Set priorities and allocate resources effectively.
  • Prepare to enter new markets or launch new products.
  • Integrate and align goals and activities across departments.
  • Implement control mechanisms to guide implementation.

Business Process Automation

CRC collaborates with technology partners to modernize operational and administrative workflows.

  • Leverage appropriate tech to remove bottlenecks.
  • Improve work processes and reduce inefficiencies.
  • Automate tedious, repetitive tasks.
  • Reduce errors and omissions.

Determine which solution is right for your business.