For manufacturers looking to reduce unit costs, Lean Labor may be the answer. Most manufacturers are familiar with Lean as it applies to equipment and processes, but did you know you can apply Lean principles to improve the way you manage your workforce? Download the first chapter of Lean Labor, the new book by Gregg Gordon, Senior Director of Manufacturing Industry Marketing at Kronos Incorporated. Follow the story of a manufacturing operations executive who must reduce his company's product unit cost by 10% in a year or risk moving production overseas. The executive's story is interwoven with case studies to show how manufacturers have successfully applied Lean principles to workforce management and standardized those practices using technology.