Lean production has its roots in Toyota Automobile Co. of Japan, where waste was to be avoided at all cost the excluding part included : (1) The waste in time.(2) The waste of investment (3) The waste of having ideal workers.
The core idea is to maximiseCUSTOMER VALUE while minimising waste.
The ultimate goal is to provide perfect value to the customer through perfect value creation process that has ZERO waste.
Lean production has its key element that is -JIT (Just