[EN] Implementation of Lean Leadership in Higher Education Malaysia: The relationship between competencies and principles in starting lean in community college Malaysia

  • Sharmili Mohamed Rafi Limkokwing University; Kolej Komuniti Bentong
  • Lailatulmunira Abu Bakar Kolej Komuniti Bentong
  • Ahmad Muzaffar Abdul Aziz Kolej Komuniti Bentong
Keywords: lean, lean management, learning higher education, quality improvement


Lean is a success process to eliminate waste or non-productive activities to improve organizational process efficiency and effectiveness and create continuous improvement. Lean has been applied in manufacturing sector and had been introduced to educational sector. The research conducted to top management to analysis the understanding of principles, competencies and the starting lean factors to achieve good culture of lean. The research study undertaking the procedures, methods and techniques in testing the reliability and validity of the questionnaires instrument with Alpha Cronbach test to unbiased the objective.  The result finding of the study will be analysis using 25 Statically Package Software SPSS 25 software version and SEM-PLS equation model to develop the reflective measurement model and will be interpreted using graphic user interface.