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The Work of Management: A Daily Path to Sustainable Improvement
By: Jim Lancaster | July 6, 2017
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Lancaster tells an inspiring and practical business story in his new book, The Work of Management (2017, Lean Enterprise Institute). It’s a close-up, candid look at Lancaster’s personal transformation as a leader. It’s also a practical, in-depth, business case study of Lantech’s lean transformation, relapse, and comeback that American manufacturing – and other industries -- can use to profitably transform themselves. More »
The Work of Management
By: Jim Lancaster | February 7, 2017
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Lancaster tells an inspiring and practical business story in his new book, The Work of Management (2017, Lean Enterprise Institute). It’s a close-up, candid look at Lancaster’s personal transformation as a leader. It’s also a practical, in-depth, business case study of Lantech’s lean transformation, relapse, and comeback that American manufacturing – and other industries -- can use to profitably transform themselves. More »
The Work of Management - Chapter 1 PDF
By: Jim Lancaster | February 7, 2017
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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 »
The Lean Dentist
By: Sami Bahri, DDS | June 1, 2016
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The Lean Dentist tells how a dental group transforms itself from typical batch-and-queue patient treatment to improved and profitable "one-patient flow.  " Formerly known as Follow the Learner, this book follows the effort, engagement, and success of Dr. Sami Bahri and his team, as they work through the ideas of lean in all areas of their practice. 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 »
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 »
Management on the Mend
By: John Toussaint, MD | June 3, 2015
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Five years after his debut book, On the Mend, showed how a large, cradle-to-grave health system revolutionized the way care is delivered, Dr. John Toussaint returns with news for healthcare leaders. There is a clear framework for success for such a transformation. And senior leaders need to be far more intimately involved.  While studying and assisting hundreds of organizations transitioning to lean healthcare, Dr. Toussaint witnessed many flaws and triumphs. Those organizations that win – creating better value for patients while removing waste in the system – have senior managers that lead by example at the frontline of care. The best More »
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 »
Lean Product & Process Development, 2nd Edition (Japanese)
By: Allen C. Ward and Durward Sobek II | September 26, 2014
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Buy this publication from: Amazon Japan 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 »
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 »
Kaizen Express (Hungarian/English)
By: Narusawa, Toshiko and John Shook | July 1, 2014
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A konyv konyvesboltunkban megrendelheto: Lean Enterprise Institute HungaryHogyan fogjunk hozzá a lean gyártás megvalósításához? Mi legyen a következo, majd az azt követo lépés? Manapság már nem könnyu eligazodni a lean elvekkel kapcsolatos információk tengerében.  A Kaizen Expressz egyértelmuen bemutatja a folyamatot, és pörgos, gördülékeny stílusban ismerteti a Toyota termelési rendszer (TPS) alapveto elemeit, mégpedig a megvalósítás logikus sorrendjében.  Ez a tömör, de átfogó, az alapokhoz visszanyúló könyv a lean területen újoncnak és veteránnak számító olvasóknak egyaránt tartalmas bevezetést kínál a lean elvekbe és megvalósításukba. A gyökerekhez tér vissza, és hangsúlyozza a tevékenység közben, gyakorlatban tanulás fontosságát egyéni és csapatszinten egyaránt.  More »
Gemba Walks (Hungarian)
By: Jim Womack | June 30, 2014
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A konyv konyvesboltunkban megrendelheto: Lean Enterprise Institute HungaryA lean világa tapasztalatokon alapul. Minden sensei a gembán (a munkavégzés helyszínén) szerzi tapasztalatait, nem szentírások dogmatikus értelmezésébol, vagy egy mozgalom elindítóitól való minimális megkulonboztetésbol. Más szóval, a lean nem egy vallás, hanem a folyamatos kísérletezés mindennapi gyakorlata, valamint az ebbol eredo tudás felhalmozása.  ”Így ír Jim Womack, aki az elmúlt 30 évben számtalan vállalatnál járva kifejlesztette a gemba bejárásának és az értékteremtésben egyuttmukodo dolgozók részletes megfigyelésének módszerét. Az elmúlt évtizedben, a havonta kuldott e-Leveleiben megosztotta a Lean Kozosséggel az ezekbol a látogatásokból származó gondolatait és felfedezéseit. A Gemba Walks elkészítése során kiválogatta és More »
Beyond Heroes: A Lean Management System for Healthcare
By: Kim Barnas | April 22, 2014
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Hospitals have long relied on heroics to save the day – on one brilliant nurse or physician to fix the problem at hand. The result is a lot of people rowing in opposite directions, putting safety and quality at risk while increasing costs. This is the story of an organization breaking that habit.   Beyond Heroes shows the reader, step by step, how ThedaCare teams developed their management system, using the stories of its doctors, nurses and administrators to illustrate. The book explores each of the eight essential components of the lean system:Team HuddlesManaging to Established StandardsProblem SolvingTransparencyAdvisory TeamsScorecardsStandard Work for LeadersPhysician’s More »
Lean Product and Process Development, 2nd Edition
By: Allen C. Ward and Durward K. Sobek II | March 5, 2014
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"The P-51 Mustang—perhaps the finest piston engine fighter ever built—was designed and put into flight in just a few months. Specifications were finalized on March 15, 1940; the airfoil prototype was complete on September 9; and the aircraft made its maiden flight on October 26. Now that is a lean development process!" —Allen Ward and Durward Sobek, commenting on the development of the P-51 Mustang and its exemplary use of trade-off curves.   Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award recipient, 2008Despite attempts to interpret and apply lean product development techniques, companies still struggle with design quality problems, long lead times, and high More »
Lean Product and Process Development, 2nd Edition (ebook)
By: Allen C. Ward and Durward K. Sobek II | March 5, 2014
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"The P-51 Mustang—perhaps the finest piston engine fighter ever built—was designed and put into flight in just a few months. Specifications were finalized on March 15, 1940; the airfoil prototype was complete on September 9; and the aircraft made its maiden flight on October 26. Now that is a lean development process!" —Allen Ward and Durward Sobek, commenting on the development of the P-51 Mustang and its exemplary use of trade-off curves.   Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award recipient, 2008Despite attempts to interpret and apply lean product development techniques, companies still struggle with design quality problems, long lead times, and high More »
Lean Lexicon 5th Edition
By: Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. | January 21, 2014
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The fifth edition of the Lexicon, first published in January 2003, is 140 pages, containing 60+ illustrations and 207 key terms from A3 Report to Yokoten. The Lexicon already covers such key lean enterprise terms as jidoka, kanban, kaizen, lean consumption, lean production, lean enterprise, pull production, standardized work, takt time, Toyota Production System, and value-stream mapping. It also has a simple, one-page guide to pronouncing Japanese terms. More »
Lean Lexicon 5th Edition (eBook)
By: Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. | January 21, 2014
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The fifth edition of the Lexicon, first published in January 2003, is 140 pages, containing 60+ illustrations and 207 key terms from A3 Report to Yokoten. The Lexicon already covers such key lean enterprise terms as jidoka, kanban, kaizen, lean consumption, lean production, lean enterprise, pull production, standardized work, takt time, Toyota Production System, and value-stream mapping. It also has a simple, one-page guide to pronouncing Japanese terms. More »
Lean Lexicon 5th Edition - PDF
January 21, 2014
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The fifth edition of the Lexicon, first published in January 2003, is 140 pages, containing 60+ illustrations and 207 key terms from A3 Report to Yokoten. The Lexicon already covers such key lean enterprise terms as jidoka, kanban, kaizen, lean consumption, lean production, lean enterprise, pull production, standardized work, takt time, Toyota Production System, and value-stream mapping. It also has a simple, one-page guide to pronouncing Japanese terms. More »
Gemba Walks, 2nd Edition
By: Jim Womack | October 22, 2013
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A collection of essays by Jim Womack based on the many gemba walks he has taken around the world. The 2nd edition contains 12 new essays in sectors such as healthcare and government. More »
Gemba Walks, 2nd Edition (eBook)
By: Jim Womack | October 22, 2013
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A collection of essays by Jim Womack based on the many gemba walks he has taken around the world. The 2nd edition contains 12 new essays in sectors such as healthcare and government. More »
Creating Continuous Flow (eBook)
By: Mike Rother and Rick Harris | August 15, 2013
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This workbook explains in simple, step-by-step terms how to introduce and sustain lean flows of material and information in pacemaker cells and lines, a prerequisite for achieving a lean value stream.  A sight we frequently encounter when touring plants is the relocation of processing steps from departments (process villages) to product-family work cells, but too often these "cells" produce only intermittent and erratic flow. Output gyrates from hour to hour and small piles of inventory accumulate between each operation so that few of the benefits of cellularization are actually being realized; and, if the cell is located upstream from the More »
Gemba Walks (Simplified Chinese)
By: Jim Womack | August 13, 2013
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Gemba Walks (Simplified Chinese) More »
On the Mend (Korean)
By: John Toussaint, MD and Roger Gerard | May 20, 2013
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Buy this publication from: Kyobo BookA Korean translation of On The Mend by translators Kwon Young and Kim Kwang.    More »
Everything I Know About Lean I Learned in First Grade (Hungarian)
By: Robert Martichenko | March 25, 2013
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Hungarian translation of Everything I Know About Lean I Learned in First Grade More »
Perfecting Patient Journeys (eBook)
By: Judy Worth, Tom Shuker, Beau Keyte, et al. | March 22, 2013
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Perfecting Patient Journeys is a guide to value-stream improvement for leaders of healthcare organizations who want to implement lean thinking and engage employees in solving problems in order to deliver better and more efficient care. Readers will learn how to identify and select a problem in the performance of a value stream, define a project scope, and create a shared understanding of what's occurring in the value stream. Readers will also learn to develop a shared vision of an improved future, and hopefully work together to make that vision a reality. More »
Everything I Know About Lean I Learned in First Grade (Simplified Chinese)
By: Robert Martichenko | February 20, 2013
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Buy this publication from: Lean Enterprise China More »
Lean Product and Process Development (Simplified Chinese)
By: Allen C. Ward | February 20, 2013
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Buy this publication from: Lean Enterprise China More »
Perfecting Patient Journeys
By: Judy Worth, Tom Shuker, Beau Keyte, et al. | January 29, 2013
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Perfecting Patient Journeys is a guide to value-stream improvement for leaders of healthcare organizations who want to implement lean thinking and engage employees in solving problems in order to deliver better and more efficient care. Readers will learn how to identify and select a problem in the performance of a value stream, define a project scope, and create a shared understanding of what's occurring in the value stream. Readers will also learn to develop a shared vision of an improved future, and hopefully work together to make that vision a reality. More »
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