Enable the adoption of next generation lean and enterprise excellence across all sectors


  • Enable the adoption of next generation of Lean Business Ireland across all sectors
  • Publish research papers internationally
  • Establish a platform for peer to peer ‘Open Source’ knowledge development through portal
  • Co-ordinate the Lean Business Ireland research through collaboration with key stakeholders, leveraging existing mechanisms such as Innovation Partnership

Academy of Lean Enterprise Excellence

The Academy of Lean Enterprise Excellence is led by Darrin Taylor and Aidan Walsh, and involves a number of faculty who lecture and/or Lean Enterprise Research in areas related to Lean. It has as its senior advisor Professor Peter Hines, Visiting Professor at the RIKON Centre, Business School

The Academy brings together industry, policy and academia to develop high quality and actionable research that advances the literature on lean thinking and practice, and that can be applied within public and private organisations and across all services and manufacturing sectors to enable and sustain lean enterprise excellence.