About Lean

Results Washington is Gov. Jay Inslee’s enterprise performance management system to build a thriving Washington by:

  • fostering the spirit of continuous improvement
  • enhancing the conditions for job creation
  • preparing students for the future
  • valuing our environment, our health and our people

Lean provides proven principles that are helping Washington state government to:

  • create a culture that encourages respect, creativity and innovative problem solving
  • continuously improve and eliminate waste from government processes
  • align efforts across state agencies
  • deliver results that matter to Washingtonians

Our approach

Results Washington calls on state agencies to apply Lean thinking and tools, report regularly on their progress on the Governor’s five goals and be accountable for making improvements and delivering results for the citizens of Washington through regularly held review meetings.

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