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    Discuss the characteristics of Coke's lean enterprise style(s) and how it affects organizational behavior as compared to those characteristics with the defense industry.

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    First, what is the lean enterprise style?

    Take a look at the Lean Enterprise Institute, http://www.lean.org/whatslean/

    The main idea behind lean enterprise is to maximize value for the customer with as little waste as possible. That's where the phrase "lean" comes from: it means to get more with less. In other words, create more value for the clients while cutting down on costs and/or using less resources.

    What does a lean enterprise look like? How does it function?

    A lean ...

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    The solution explains Coca-Cola's lean enterprise system. How it affects organizational behaviors as compared to those characteristics with the defense industry are determined.