Speaking at the 2013 Lean Startup Conference, John Shook, CEO of the Lean Enterprise Institute, used his slides to give the audience some background on lean’s development and its key concepts. But he also noted that whether a company is a startup or an established company, lean thinking and practice means:
John Shook, CEO of the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute, introduces a lean transformation “house” or model that uses five key questions to customize the transformation to a company’s business situation.
Shook believes too many companies defaulted into a prescriptive transformation model by simply trying to copy the tools and techniques in the classic Toyota Production System house that has been around for 40+ years. John will talk about the model at the 2014 Lean Transformation Summit.
Lean Enterprise Institute CEO John Shook, during a keynote presentation at the 2013 AME conference, offered lessons about cultural change, the rise and fall and resurrection of various production facilities – and about what’s working soundly at GE’s appliance manufacturing facility in Kentucky.
Join in the Q&A with GE Appliance executives at the 2014 Lean Transformation Summit
In this keynote presentation from the 2013 AME conference, James Womack, founder of the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute, and Ingersoll-Rand executive Todd Wyman summarize the key steps in the company’s developing lean transformation, including:
Register for the 2014 Lean Transformation Summit to hear Ingersoll-Rand’s lean journey in even more detail.