Podcast

Avoiding Lean 'Flatlining': A Podcast with Mark Deluzio, Art Byrne, and Jim Womack

Mark Deluzio, lean consultant, practitioner, and author of Flatlined, discusses enduring challenges with Art Byrne and Jim Womack on this WLEI podcast.

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Video

Learning By Doing with Art Byrne

Art Byrne has the expertise of a lean executive and he's sharing more knowledge than ever in this clip from his most recent webinar.

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Podcast

Making Lean Stick: A Podcast Conversation with Mark Deluzio, Art Byrne, and Jim Womack

The long-term success of companies like Danaher, Fortive, Herman Miller, Parker Hannifin and many others, have all validated the power of lean thinking and practice.…

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23. Lean Accounting Panel Discussion with Art Byrne, Jean Cunningham, Jim Huntzinger, Nick Katko, and Mike DeLuca

Many lean thinkers find the traditional accounting reporting completely out of alignment with the new lean management system. Part of PDCA is checking outcomes to help…

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Article

The Road to Becoming a Lean Leadership Team Has Potholes

Lean veteran Orry Fiume shares the story how the leadership team at The Wiremold Company took on the challenging work of transitioning from being traditional,…

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Article

Lean Accounting Is Simpler, Faster, Cheaper, and More Accurate Than Traditional Management Accounting, so Why Don’t More Companies Use It?

Five thought leaders of the movement recently held a special conversation about what lean accounting is and isn’t, why it is vital to sustaining a…

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Why Coaching is a Core Skill of a Lean Leader

If "learning by doing" at the gemba is the best way to learn lean thinking and practices (and it is), coaching is THE skill leaders…

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Don’t Just Do Lean; Be Lean

A lean transformation cannot be just one of 10 elements of your strategy, according to former Wiremold Company CEO Art Byrne, who has led more…

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eBook

The Value Add Accountant

This book expands the Real Numbers message by providing detailed examples of how to reveal accounting waste, start a personal value add transition, and get buy in…

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Article

Taking Time for a Year-End Reflection with the Most Popular Lean Articles, Podcasts, and Videos of 2020

This year's content featured plenty of guests, returns from lean legends, and handfuls of ways that lean has been applicable in 2020.

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Article

Becoming Lean Means Reorganizing Around Value Streams

After successfully implementing lean strategies in more than 30 companies in 14 different countries, former Wiremold CEO Art Byrne identifies this mistake as the biggest…

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Your Favorite Lean Posts of 2017: A Lean Post Holiday Special

2017 has seen another terrific year of content on the Lean Post. Over the past 12 months we've released dozens of articles on the latest…

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Article

Anatomy of a Lean Leader (Introduction)

For 30 years, Jerry Bussell studied leadership while bringing lean practices to companies such as Medtronic and becoming a passionate, well-known advocate for lean. In this…

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Lean Transformation: "Shock and Awe" vs. "Slow and Grow"

When leading a lean transformation, is it better to use the "shock and awe" method or the "low and slow" method? It may not even…

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Ask Art: What Lean Books Should I Start With?

Art Byrne shares with us his book recommendations to newcomers on insights into the philosophy and general approach behind lean.

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Is a lean CEO's job different from a traditional CEO?

Dear Gemba Coach: How does the role of CEO in lean management differ from that in traditional management?

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Webinar

A Spotlight on Leaders: What We Can Still Learn from Danaher and Wiremold

Watch Legendary lean pioneer Art Byrne, author of The Lean Turnaround and The Lean Turnaround Action Guide, in a lively conversation about how he and…

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Article

Summer Reading

LEI Senior Editor Tom Ehrenfeld picks his favorite lean books you might want to take to the beach with you this summer.

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Why is it still so hard to convince executives to adopt the lean spirit?

Dear Gemba Coach: Why, in your experience, after all these years of preaching lean, is it still so hard to convince executives to adopt the…

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Article

Yes, Lean is a Strategy!!!

Is lean a strategy? Absolutely YES, says lean author and thinker Orry Fiume. Replying to feedback on his new book, Orry says that strategy is…

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