Designed to foster lean
, flexible, and demand sensitive processes, the model is built on what the author calls the five S's--scope, span, scale, skill, and structure.
* Foster lean
processes: Quality standards across the Total Force
We have taken one of our Air Force goals to foster Lean
and six Sigma processes across the Air Force.
* We will foster lean
processes across the Air Force through Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century (AFSO21).
However, in a later chapter called 'Towards a Toolkit' Foster leans
heavily on The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience by Rob Hopkins (2008) for clues about the social, political and educational components of his project.