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Helpful Hints about Mapping off the Plant Floor in Support of Administrative Operations
Author: Shook, John
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Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 4/1/2004

Off the shop floor, the distinctions between material and information flows often blurs. Here are nine suggestions from LEI author John Shook for adapting the mapping tool.

Helpful Hints about Mapping off the Plant Floor in Support of Administrative Operations
Author: Shook, John
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 4/4/2004

Off the shop floor, the distinctions between material and information flows often blurs. Here are nine suggestions from LEI author John Shook for adapting the mapping tool.

"Lean Counting" slides by Jim Womack
Author: N/A
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Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 9/21/2011

Lean Enterprise Institute Founder Jim Womack, who led the MIT research team that coined the term “lean production,” shares his slides from his "Lean Counting" keynote at the Lean Accounting Summit conference, Sept. 14-16, 2011. Womack said lean counting was the least amount of counting because from the customer's viewpoint counting doesn't add value to products or services.

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The Lean Accounting Workshop gives you the logic, key principles, and a proven methodology to create a complete lean accounting system that accurately reflects the benefits of the lean transformation. This workshop is not an academic exercise. It's based on the successful lean accounting transformation performed by The Wiremold Company and it is taught by Orest Fiume, Wiremold's vice president of finance, during the transformation.

"Your Job Is To Stay In Inquiry": Highlights from the Lean Coaching Summit
Author: Schroeder, Lex
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 1/10/2013
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“Lean Production” Turns 25
Author: Chet Marchwinski
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Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 11/5/2013

Author and management expert James Womack talks with The Leaning Edge about the state of lean management and what’s new in his latest book, the expanded edition of Gemba Walks.

 

3 Ways to Become a Leaner Organization
Author: Hadfield, Barrie
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Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 7/8/2013

Wired.com identifies three fundamental lean startup principles that should be adopted by any organization, whether a tiny startup or whopping industry leader.

3 Ways to Follow the 2014 Lean Transformation Summit
Author: Lean Leaper
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 3/4/2014
This week over 400 people will be gathering in Orlando for LEI's Lean Transformation Summit. This year's theme? Improve the Work, Develop the People. Can't join us in person? Not to worry. Here are three ways to follow the Summit and learn with the lean community.
4Ps Prove Lean Applies Everywhere
Author: Richardson, Tracey
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Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 3/15/2012

Trainer Tracey Richardson explains how four deep principles reveal how lean thinking applies to any organization. 

5 Ways to Learn Collaboratively
Author: Regan, Rachel and Lex Schroeder
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Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 5/23/2012

At its core, lean is about learning. To be effective at lean, we must be able to learn collaboratively with others. Collaboration looks very different depending on the relationships and number of players involved. Here are five ways you can learn collaboratively with others to advance your lean transformation efforts.

5S for Information
Author: Markovitz, Dan
Summary
Media Format: Articles
Publish Date: 8/4/2008
When a Lean Thinker asked how to apply the principles of 5S to the company server, Dan Markovitz responded with advice for applying these five key concepts to electronic information files.