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Ask Art: Do You Prefer a Handwritten or Computerized Process for Visual Management?
You can — and should — focus on more critical operational questions than how to set up your visual management…Read article
Why Lean Management Requires Humble Hubris
A lean coach reflects on the mindset and related behaviors that are the standardized work of “being the change you…Read article
How Technology and Data Can Enhance Your Company’s Problem-Solving Capability
In this enhanced presentation, you'll hear how the leaders of Le Chef, a leading commercial bakery, combined the power of…Read article
Charting a New Course for US Manufacturing
LEI chats with Miles Arnone and Bonnie Davis about how Re:Build Manufacturing is revitalizing American industry.Listen to podcast
What Matters When Giving — or Accepting — the Gift of Lean Thinking and Practice
Some “flavors” of lean are better than others. Here’s a description of one of the best — contrasted with examples…Read article
How Entrepreneurs Use Lean to Drive Sustainable Growth: A Conversation with Matt May and Pablo Dominguez
LEI chats with authors Matt May and Pablo Dominguez about how startups can scale using lean thinking and practice.Listen to podcast
LEI's lean product and process development coaches share the fourth of several guiding principles that will help you improve the…Read article
What Will Be the New Social Contract for the 21st Century?
The current volatility in tech employment portends a shift from the sector’s earlier people-centered visions — and that’s concerning.Read article
Why ‘Framing’ is Crucial to Leadership and Encouraging Team Unity
A personal reflection of a company’s response to challenges brought on by Covid explores the fundamental thinking that drives how…Read article
Two LEI Learning Group Partner Executives Honored with National Award
GE Appliances, a Haier company, Pella Corporation, and the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute celebrate colleagues’ recognition for demonstrating excellence and…Read article
Understanding Lean Thinking and Practice Fundamentals
This overview helps beginner and mid-stage Lean Thinkers gain a more comprehensive understanding of lean thinking and practice — and…Read article
Understanding the True Value of the TWI Job Instruction Training Method
In this reflection, the author contends the training approach delivers something vastly more significant than merely a faster, more effective…Read article