Our picks for the best recent articles from our sister publication, Planet Lean:
1. A Lean Approach to Global Warming, by Jim Womack
Lean has infinitely many uses in solving the problems around us – both on and off the shop floor. But have you ever thought about lean’s value in solving global crises…say, global warming? Jim Womack has – and he explains how lean can help in his latest column for Planet Lean.
2. Thirty Years of Toyota Experience, Applied to Retail, by Roberto Priolo
For thirty years, Terry O’Donaghue rose through the ranks at Toyota South Africa. From his first days as a programmer through his tenure as Vehicle Supply Chain Director, he gained more and more experience with the Toyota Production System until he was offered a new, post-retirement role helping a South African dealership chain implement lean principles. Check out PL Editor Roberto Priolo’s profile of Mr. Donaghue to learn more about his lean journey.
3. Want to Learn from Other CEOs? Head to Lyon!, by Roberto Priolo
The Lean Summit France 2016 is happening in just a couple of months, and this year’s theme – “Lean as a strategy: incomparable results” – is sure to draw in lean newcomers and experts alike. Get an overview of what this excellent conference has to offer in 2016 in this preview from Roberto Priolo.