The Work of Management
A practical and inspiring story of personal transformation as a leader and an in-depth, business case study of Lantech’s lean transformation.
The Gold Mine Trilogy Set

Save $40 when you buy this as a set! ($115 total when books are purchased separately)

This 4 Book Set includes:

The Gold Mine, The Lean Manager, Lead With Respect, and The Gold Mine Trilogy Study Guide.

Engagement and Elephants: How Lean Changed the San Diego Zoo
In this exclusive video from the 2017 Lean Transformation Summit, Director of Performance Improvement Jeff Foster dishes on some of his experiences implementing lean at the San Diego Zoo.
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Lean Coaching Summit

The Lean Coaching Community will gather in Austin, TX July 19-20, 2017. The agenda and team of experienced coaches will be released in the coming weeks, all centered around this year's theme, "Practice. Practice. Practice."

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3 Ways to Invest in Your Team – and Yourself

If you’re ready to invest in your future and your team’s, make plans today to attend these practical, in-depth training sessions at LEI:

  • Key Concepts of Lean Workshop, August 15-16, Cambridge, MA. Save your seats »
  • Value-Stream Mapping: a Methodology for Sustainable System Improvement, Aug. 17-18. Save your seats »
  • Strategy Deployment and Alignment through Hoshin, Aug. 22-23, Cambridge, MA. Save your seats »
How to Use Book Clubs to Become Self-Reliant on Your Lean Journey

Get the support and expertise you need to be self-reliant – online and for free – with Michael Ballé, who has more than 20 years’ experience helping companies make lean management transformations and coaching the executives who lead them.

Toyota Kata Practice - Run Charts

Tony Webster provides an excellent 15-minute video guide for creating and using run charts, which are an essential practice in the Improvement Kata.

Lean Management Articles

Arranged in 16 categories – including industry (manufacturing, healthcare, job shops, etc.) and topics (culture change, pull systems, people development, etc.) Find examples here from your industry that address your challenges. No registration needed!

Will a real andon system bring the factory to a full stop?
Michael Ballé Dear Gemba Coach, What would happen if we practiced andon for real – wouldn’t the factory simply stop?
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What Would Lean Trade Look Like?
by Jim Womack

Between the upcoming Brexit negotiations and the protectionist stance of the new US Administration, trade is making the headlines once again. But what would trade look like in a world of lean organizations?

Lean Product & Process Development

Learn how companies are using Lean Product & Process Development (LPPD) to create a sustainable system for consistently delivering great products and profitable value streams.

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