What is LPPD? As noted by Jim Morgan LPPD is a set of principles and practices that promote collaboration, transparency, and rapid learning, in the development of both process and product simultaneously, leading to the creation of really effective value streams. He shares thoughts with Jim Womack, Jeff Liker, and Eric Ethington on this topic.
Announcing the James P. Womack Scholarship & Philanthropy Fund
Problem: There aren’t enough lean practitioners nor successful lean transformations.
Our proposed countermeasure is to create a fund – named after our founding CEO – to develop the next generation of lean practitioners, scale up the number of transformations, and improve people’s lives. We’ll begin testing our hypothesis this summer.
Are you new to lean management thinking and practice? Or maybe you’ve started a lean transformation but have questions about the next step? Then check out our helpful Lean 101 Learning Path page. It’s a flexible, concise guide to training resources – many of them free – on this site.
4 Types of Problems: The Keys to Better Organizational Problem Solving
In this free one-hour webinar and Q&A, veteran lean management practitioner Art Smalley explains how you can avoid the all-too-common trap of reaching for the same old problem-solving approach for every business problem.
As head of a lean office, what must I do to really walk the talk?
Dear Gemba Coach,I am the head of a lean office. I’d like to lead by
example, but it occurs to me that we often make the very same mistakes
we coach others not to do. What must I watch out for in order to really
walk the talk?
Give us 20 years and we'll learn a lot! This month's Kata SlideShare features perspectives from Mike Rother and Jeff Liker on the 20th Anniversary of the 'Learning to See' book. Useful input for anyone who utilizes VSM.