Learning to See (Foreword by Jim Womack and Dan Jones)
When we launched Lean Thinking in the Fall of 1996 we urged readers to "Just do it" in the spirit of Taiichi Ohno and other pioneers of the Toyota system. With more than 300,000 copies in print (including the Second Edition launched in the spring of 2003) and with a steady stream of e-mails, faxes, phone calls, letters, and personal reports from readers telling us of their achievements, we know that many of you are taking our and Ohno's advice. (learn more about the book here)
Learning From The Sensei Way at Work
Seek perfection by cultivating a daily discipline of mindfulness, whether in lean practice or Buddhist training, writes John Shook in his foreword to a new book by Dan Prock.
Purpose, Process, People
When evaluating your lean efforts, Jim Womack suggests that you examine your purpose first of all, and then your process and then your people.
What are the Three A's of the A3?
John Shook explains the three A's of the A3 in this video clip from the presentation that he and Lisa Yerian, chief improvement officer at Cleveland Clinic, delivered at LEI's Virtual Learning Experience.