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Management On the Mend / On the Mend (2-book set)
By: John Toussaint, MD and Roger Gerard | June 3, 2015
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On the MendIn On the Mend: Revolutionizing Healthcare to Save Lives and Transform the Industry John Toussaint, MD, former CEO of ThedaCare, and Roger A. Gerard, PhD, its chief learning officer, candidly describe the triumphs and stumbles of a seven-year journey to lean healthcare, an effort that continues today and that has slashed medical errors, improved patient outcomes, raised staff morale, and saved $27 million dollars in costs without layoffs. Find out:How lean techniques of value-stream-mapping and rapid improvement events cut the average “door-to-balloon” time for heart attack patients at two hospitals from 90 minutes to 37.  What ThedaCare leaders did to More »
Seeing the Whole Value Stream (eBook)
By: Dan Jones and Jim Womack with D. Brunt, M. Lovejoy | August 20, 2012
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For the tens of thousands of users of value-stream mapping at the facility level, Seeing the Whole Value Stream provides the logical next step, extending the field of view all the way up and down the value stream. Dan Jones and Jim Womack, co-authors of the best-selling Machine That Changed the World and Lean Thinking provide a management tool for identifying and removing waste along the entire value stream from raw materials to end customer. This expanded second edition of the original book Seeing the Whole also provides real-world case studies. More »
Lean IT
By: Steven C. Bell and Michael A. Orzen | September 16, 2010
Books
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 »
The Nun and the Bureaucrat (Book & DVD)
By: Louis M. Savary and Clare Crawford-Mason | May 1, 2006
Books; Videos and Webinars
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 »
Study of the Toyota Production System from an Industrial Eng. Viewpoint
By: Shigeo Shingo | March 1, 1989
Books
Reading the original translation of this book was a right of passage for early lean thinkers, who referred to the language of the choppy Japanese translation as “Janglish.  ” Mercifully, this more recent translation is in English. 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 »
Designing the Future / Lean Product & Process Development, 2 Edition Book Set
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A lean product and process development book set. More »