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  • The Lean Strategy - Dan Jones' latest publication

    Daniel T Jones, Michael Balle, Jacques Chaize and Orest Fiume

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    Using Lean to Create Competitive Advantage, Unleash Innovation, and Deliver Sustainable Growth

  • Lean Public Workshops

    On Demand

    Our Lean Workshops are designed around the Lean workbooks to help organisations and individuals implement Lean Thinking and to develop core Lean skills.

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  • Working With Us

    Are you trying to transform your organisation (or at least part of it) to solve your business problems or close performance gaps? The Lean Transformation Framework shows you how you can align organisational purpose to create

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  • Gemba Walk with Jim Womack at Toyota

    We held our annual Summit in Manchester on the 17th - 19th April 2018. The theme was Lean Strategy and the Work of Management. Possibly the highlight for many was a gemba walk of Toyota's Engine Plant at Deeside.

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    Save the Date: UK Lean Summit 24th & 25th October 2019

    Since we organised our first UK Lean Summit way back in 1997, we've always tried to push the frontiers of Lean Thinking - both in terms of lean research and lean practice. For 2019 we've partnered with The Learning Trust in order to bring a Summit linking the world of business with learning.

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    Gemba Walk with Jim Womack at Toyota

    We held our annual Summit in Manchester on the 17th - 19th April 2018. The theme was Lean Strategy and the Work of Management. Possibly the highlight for many was a gemba walk of Toyota's Engine Plant at Deeside.

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    Lean Leadership Workshops in Dublin, 2018

    The Lean Enterprise Academy have teamed up with Dublin City University and EIURA (European Industry University Research Association) to bring a series of public Lean Workshops to Ireland. They will be held in Dublin at the DCU Campus during the week of 5th March 2018.

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    Japan Mount Fiju

    Deep Dive into Lean Thinking

    A Learning Week in Japan on Product Development and Beyond This first part of the tour mainly covers how manufacturing companies deal with lean product and process development. The focus is the automotive sector. Visits will cover carmakers Toyota and Nissan, as well automotive suppliers Mitsubishi

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    The Lean Strategy

    Lean for Leaders - The Lean Strategy

    Over the years many of us have come to the conclusion that if we continue to see Lean through traditional management thinking we will only get traditional results. We have all seen and been part of initially promising consultant-led Lean programmes for arms-length leaders which fail to deliver ...

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    Practical Standardised Work: Foundation for Improvement

    Whilst it is encouraging to see so many organisations that are actively trying to improve business performance, my concern is that much of this improvement activity is not having the desired impact.

    Congratulations to our Chairman Professor Daniel T Jones

    On the 25th Anniversary of the Fabrik des Jahres (Factory of the Year) Awards held on the 21st and 22nd March 2017 in Munich, Germany, our chairman, Professor Daniel T Jones was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.


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