Современная наука: тенденции развития: Материалы IX Международной научно-практической конференции. 30 апреля 2015 г.
Under stable conditions small and medium-sized businesses can lead to the growth of the economy, and in times of crisis they help to improve the socio-economic situation in the country. In the competitive environment of small and medium-sized enterprises there is an assumption about the need to continuously improve business. The first step on the way to improvement is the using the concept of lean management by small and medium enterprises. The article gives examples of best practices, confirming the usefulness of lean technologies and versatility of their application in various fields.