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Summer Reading
Author: Tom Ehrenfeld
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 7/24/2014
LEI Senior Editor Tom Ehrenfeld picks his favorite lean books you might want to take to the beach with you this summer.
Too Much Information Can Destroy Effective Management
Author: Boaz Tamir
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 7/23/2014
"A lean organization minimizes the amount of unnecessary 'junk' information and increases the amount of 'gold' (value-producing) information that is necessary for knowledge creation," writes Boaz Tamir.
Mixed Model Work at the Office
Author: Danielle Blais
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 7/22/2014
In manufacturing, running a mixed model reduces the risk of overproducing any one product and lowers finished "good" inventory. What are the benefits, if any, of using this mixed model approach at the office?
Cost Reduction, Waste, and Purpose
Author: Katrina Appell
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 7/18/2014
"Eliminating waste makes it easier to see and find problems, which is the first step to solving them," writes Katrina Appell. "It removes frustrations, which improves worker and customer satisfaction."
Are We "Doing Lean" All Wrong?
Author: Brent Wahba
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 7/17/2014
"Somewhere in Ohio is a small healthcare management company that is the best Lean company, EVER," says Brent Wahba. Why? "Because they seemed highly unlikely to succeed," he writes, and "followed a path that would make nearly any traditional sensei convulse."
Closer Collaboration for a Leaner Planet
Author: Roberto Priolo
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 7/16/2014
Roberto Priolo, editor of Planet Lean, makes the case for lean learning and collaboration across the globe.
Lead With Respect: A Novel of Lean Practice

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Author: Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé
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Media Format: Books
Publish Date: 7/15/2014
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Problem Solving Fast and Slow
Author: Ben Root
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Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 7/15/2014
"There are many paradoxes about the Toyota Production System," writes Ben Root. "Speed is certainly one of them. 'Do it slowly, but quickly.'" Read more.
Test Your PDCA Thinking By Reading Your A3 Backwards
Author: Tracey Richardson
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 7/11/2014
Pretty sure you've got a good A3, but want to test the logic of your thinking? Want some help coaching another person through their A3 thinking? Tracey Richardon shares her wisdom.
The Leader's Dilemma: Becoming a Learner
Author: Jim Luckman
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 7/10/2014
We build leaders up to be all-knowing, but leaders who act as 'knowers' (as opposed to learners) actually limit their ability to accomplish what is important for their organization, says Jim Luckman. Read why.