Lean Accounting Resources

Lean manufacturing is an approach that has helped many companies reduce waste and streamline operations.  However, as companies implement a lean approach to manufacturing, many cost accounting practices no longer make sense.  Lean accounting is a new way of looking at the numbers that categorizes costs by value stream, which includes everything done to create value for a customer that can be reasonably associated with a product or product line.    
 
Resources
 
2016 Lean Accounting Summit

Lean Accounting: Higher Profits by Streamlining Operations

Adopting Lean Accounting is Critical to Sustainability

Journal of Accountancy articles:

Lean Accounting: What's It All About?
Overview article on Lean Accounting on the Lean Accounting Summit Web site.

Lean Accounting's Fat Problem