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Gold Mine, The (eBook)
By: Ballé, Freddy and Michael Ballé | January 12, 2010
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The Gold Mine deftly weaves together the technical and human pieces of implementing lean manufacturing in an engaging story that readers will find both compelling and instructive. Authors Freddy and Michael Ballé have produced the first integrated and systematic approach to a set of ideas that have maximized value and minimized waste throughout the world. More »
Lead With Respect
By: Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé | July 28, 2014
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In their third business novel Lead With Respect, authors Michael and Freddy Ballé reveal the true power of lean: developing people through a rigorous application of proven tools and methods. And, in the process, creating the only sustainable source of competitive advantage—a culture of continuous improvement. More »
Lean Manager (eBook), The
By: Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé | September 19, 2011
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An ebook version of The Lean Manager, by lean experts Michael and Freddy Ballé. The sequel to the Ballé’s international bestselling business novel The Gold Mine, The Lean Manager tells the compelling story of plant manager Andrew Ward as he goes through the challenging but rewarding journey to becoming a lean manager. Under the guidance of Phil Jenkinson (whose own lean journey was at the core of The Gold Mine), Ward learns to use a deep understanding of lean tools, as well as a technical know-how of his plant’s operations, to foster a lean attitude that sustains continuous improvement. More »
The Gold Mine
By: Freddy Ballé and Michael Ballé | May 9, 2005
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A growing number of successful companies are turning to lean thinking to maintain a competitive edge in a global economy of falling prices, rising quality, and relentless competition. Yet while there are many excellent resources that teach both the tools and principles, no single book addresses what might be the most important lean discipline of all—the human challenge of creating and sustaining the commitment of the people doing the work.  The Gold Mine deftly weaves together the technical and human pieces of implementing lean manufacturing in an engaging story that readers will find both compelling and instructive. Authors Freddy and More »
The Gold Mine Trilogy 4 Book Set
By: Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé
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Save $40 when you buy this as a set! ($115 total when books are purchased separately)This 4 Book Set includes:The Gold Mine deftly weaves together the technical and human pieces of implementing lean manufacturing in an engaging story that readers will find both compelling and instructive.  The Lean Manager: A Novel of Lean Transformation reveals how individuals can go beyond the short-term gains from tools, and realize a deeper, sustainable path of improvement.  Lead With Respect, Learn the true power of lean: developing people through a rigorous application of proven tools and methods. And, in the process, creating the only sustainable source More »
The Lean Manager
By: Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé | July 29, 2009
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For many companies, the most important problem is not doing lean; it is becoming lean. How can they advance beyond realizing isolated gains from deploying lean tools, to fundamentally changing how they operate, think, and learn? In other words, how can companies learn to go beyond lean turnaround to achieve lean transformation?The Lean Manager, by lean experts Michael and Freddy Ballé, addresses this critical problem. This sequel to their international bestselling business novel The Gold Mine, tells the compelling story of plant manager Andrew Ward as he goes through the challenging but rewarding journey to becoming a lean manager. Under the guidance of More »
The Gold Mine Trilogy Study Guide
By: Michael Ballé and Tom Ehrenfeld | October 12, 2015
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A way for teams to improve their lean practice together through reflection on the Ballé novel trilogy: The Gold Mine, The Lean Manager, Lead With Respect More »
The Lean Sensei
By: Michael Balle, Nicolas Chartier, et. al. | April 12, 2019
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The Lean Sensei provides both a conceptual and hands-on toolkit for developing lean leaders—and becoming one yourself. It will challenge you to reflect on how you coach; share mindful questions that improve your awareness of what to look for; and keep both you and your students focused on the signs, symptoms, and syndromes that can slow your lean success. More »
Lead With Respect (ebook)
By: Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé | July 28, 2014
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In their third business novel Lead With Respect, authors Michael and Freddy Ballé reveal the true power of lean: developing people through a rigorous application of proven tools and methods. And, in the process, creating the only sustainable source of competitive advantage—a culture of continuous improvement. More »
Lean IT
By: Steven C. Bell and Michael A. Orzen | September 16, 2010
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This book shares practical tips, examples, and case studies to help you establish a culture of continuous improvement to deliver IT operational excellence and business value to your organization. More »
Toyota Culture
By: Jeffrey Liker and Michael Hoseus | December 20, 2007
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Toyota Culture examines the “human systems” that Toyota has put in place to instill its founding principles of trust, mutual prosperity, and excellence in its plants, dealerships, and offices around the world. More »
Getting the Right Things Done
By: Pascal Dennis | December 11, 2006
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For companies to be competitive, leaders must engage people at all levels in order to focus their energy and enable them to apply lean principles to everything they do. Strategy deployment, called hoshin kanri by Toyota, has proven to be the most effective process for meeting this ongoing challenge. In this book Pascal Dennis outlines the nuts and bolts of strategy deployment. More »
The Nun and the Bureaucrat (Book & DVD)
By: Louis M. Savary and Clare Crawford-Mason | May 1, 2006
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The remarkable story of how healthcare professionals found a powerful but unlikely cure for what ails hospitals and healthcare is clearly and invitingly told in The Nun and the Bureaucrat/Good News…How Hospitals Heal Themselves, a book and DVD set. More »
Lead With Respect: A Novel of Lean Practice (Dutch)
By: Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé
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Buy this publication from: Lean Management Instituut"Toyota's model is continu verbeteren en respect voor mensen . Het respect deel is altijd een beetje moeilijk te begrijpen geweest . Precies dat komt in beeld in deze nieuwe business roman van Michael Ballé en zijn vader Freddy, Lead with Respect. Zoals in hun andere boeken, wordt je in het verhaal getrokken alsof je het leerproces zelf meemaakt. In dit boek leert de CEO van een softwarebedrijf de betekenis van respect van een vertegenwoordiger van één van haar belangrijkste klanten. Deze klant heeft respect aangenomen als een bedrijfscultuur.  Hoewel het software bedrijf slecht werk More »
Lead With Respect: A Novel of Lean Practice (Hungarian)
By: Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé | June 11, 2015
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A konyv konyvesboltunkban megrendelheto: Lean Enterprise Institute HungaryÚj, üzleti regényükben, A tisztelet erejében a szerzok, Michael és Freddy Ballé rámutatnak a lean igazi erejére, amely nem más mint az emberek fejlesztése a bevált eszközök és módszerek következetes alkalmazásával. A folyamat során pedig kialakul a versenyelony egyetlen fenntartható forrása – a folyamatos fejlodés kultúrája.  Ebben a lebilincselo és lényeglátó történetben Jane Delaney, a Southcape Software vezérigazgatója ráébred Andy Ward sensei segítségével, hogy a tisztelet alapú vezetés elsajátítása lehetové teszi számára, hogy segítsen az embereknek a napi szintu fejlesztésben. „Számunkra a lean lényege abban rejlik, hogy arra ösztökéljük magunkat és egymást is, More »
The Gold Mine (Japanese)
By: Freddy Ballé, and Michael Ballé | November 16, 2007
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The Gold Mine (Dutch)
By: Freddy Ballé and Michael Ballé
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Buy this publication from: Lean Management InstituutEen roman over een Lean implementatie. Een helder geschreven en toegankelijk boek waarin zowel alle Lean concepten duidelijk aan de orde komen, als ook de menselijke kant van de invoering van Lean wordt behandeld. Freddy en Michael (vader en zoon) zijn er in geslaagd hun ruime ervaring in een prachtig verhaal te gieten, en ook een aantal vooruitstrevende concepten neer te zetten op het gebied van Just-In-Time en Jidoka. More »
The Gold Mine (Portuguese)
By: Freddy Ballé and Michael Ballé
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The Gold Mine (Simplified Chinese)
By: Freddy Ballé and Michael Ballé
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Buy this publication from: Lean Enterprise China中文译名: 《金矿》译者:赵克强本书的作者,法国的 Ballé 父子以讲故事的方式描述一家企业从濒临破产的边缘,如何转亏为盈。故事中的企业拥有技术上的优势,也有很好的市场,但却陷入了财务困境。经验丰富的精益专家帮助他们走出困境的过程听起来神奇,其实却并不复杂,主要的挑战是企业的领导要能面对现实,找出问题,按其重要性逐一解决这些问题。同时要能让全体员工了解公司面临的困难,动员起来,一起为创造企业与个人的未来努力。从精益的视角来看,任何一家公司都是一个金矿。如何能够从公司的作业流程中挖掘出不能够为客户增值的工作,用一般的术语来说是“浪费”,其实,也就是未被发现的黄金。设法消除这些浪费,让这些黄金流动起来,不仅能够加强公司的竞争力,更重要的是能满足顾客的需求,增加企业的利润,并提高股东的回报。全书共10章,精彩地介绍了不同的精益改善工具,但重要的是每一章都描述了“人”在实施精益的过程中所扮演的角色。讨论不同的人在不同的情况下,如何接受和适应精益带来的改变。作者用许多实例来介绍精益的理念与方法,并且阐述可能遇到的种种问题及相应的对策。本书的结构很像《爱丽丝漫游奇境记》。你可以把它当作一部小说来阅读欣赏。书中有一系列可爱的和古怪的人物,故事的情节曲折,会为你带来快乐,也会引发你不断地思考。通过这个故事,你可以体会到什么是精益,并了解精益的工具及应用。 More »
The Lean Manager (Dutch)
By: Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé
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Buy this publication from: Lean Management InstituutDe Lean ManagerIn dit vervolg op De Goudmijn vertellen de auteurs, Freddy Ballé en Michael Ballé, een meeslepende verhaal dat de lezer de belangrijkste ‘lean les’ van allemaal leert: hoe transformeer je jezelf en je medewerkers door het gedisciplineerd leren van het lean-systeem. The Lean Manager: een roman die toont hoe je in een Lean Transformatie niet alleen de korte termijn voordelen van tools implementeren toont, maar ook hoe je duurzame manier van verbeteren kunt realiseren. Vol menselijke momenten met spanning en drama die elke lean implementatie kan meebrengen, alsmede een duidelijke uitleg hoe de More »
The Lean Manager (Portuguese)
By: Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé | April 1, 2011
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Buy this publication from: Lean Institute Brasil O Gerente Lean: Uma Novela da Transformação LeanNesta inovadora sequência do livro "A mina de ouro", os autores Michael e Freddy Ballé apresentam uma história que transmite ao leitor uma das mais importantes lições do lean: como transformar a si mesmo e seus colaboradores por meio da disciplina do aprendizado do sistema lean.  "O Gerente Lean: Uma Novela da Transformação Lean" revela como os indivíduos podem ir além dos ganhos de curto prazo e como encontrar um caminho sustentável de melhorias. Cheio de momentos humanos que capturam o entusiasmo e o drama da implementação More »
The Lean Manager (Simplified Chinese)
By: Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé | February 20, 2012
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Getting the Right Things Done (Italian)
By: Pascal Dennis | November 11, 2010
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On the Mend (Hungarian)
By: John Toussaint, MD and Roger Gerard | June 23, 2016
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Buy this publication from : Lean Enterprise Institute HungaryA könyv könyvesboltunkban megrendelheto: Lean Enterprise Institute HungaryAzok, akik elolvassák ezt a könyvet, megtudják, hogy óriási fába vágják a fejszéjüket, ha a lean mellett teszik le a voksukat. Aki velünk tart ezen az úton, részesévé válhat az egészségügy új korszakának, és különleges lehetosége nyílik arra, hogy a változások egyik meghatározó szereplojévé váljon.  – Heim Pál, stratégiai igazgató, Heim Pál Alapítvány Ez a könyv rámutat arra, hogy a lean gondolkodás és a valódi betegközpontúság nem csupán kompatibilis egymással – legbelül a ketto egy és ugyanaz.  – Dr. Donald Berwick, az Egészségügyi Ellátás Fejlesztéséért Intézet More »