“Welcome to the Lean Enterprise Academy, dedicated to pushing forward the frontiers of lean and to spreading lean to every kind of organization.” Daniel Jones - Founder and Chairman, The Lean Enterprise Academy
If you don’t try to change something then you don’t learn
Download the latest e-letter from our Chief Executive Dave Brunt.
Michael Ballé and Daniel Jones write for The Fast Company
Read the full article here
Is the purpose of your organization clear?
New article by Dan Jones and Steve Bell for the Cutter IT Journal
New blogs on Lean Startup on The Lean Edge
3rd Lean IT Summit on 3-4 October in Paris.
Toyota’s example creates a new basis for managing by science ...
Daniel Jones’ Summit talk
Beyond Professionalising Lean to real Transformations
Daniel Jones’s interview with LMJ.
Watch the video of Daniel Jones’ talk at the 3rd Lean Summit France “Managing Lean Organisations”
Our objective is to work with pioneering organisations to push forward the frontiers of lean thinking, by helping them to solve new business problems and then by reflecting, distilling and disseminating the learning so others can follow their example.
Learning from the Lean Pioneers – audit your system
Jim Womack, LEI
Learning from Toyota’s Management System
Pushing the Frontiers of Lean – results, practices and behaviours
Daniel Jones, LEA
Deepening the Fundamentals of Lean
John Shook, LEI
Presentations from previous Lean Summits and Forums are available to download ...
2nd - 3rd April 2014
National Motorcycle Museum,
Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0EJ
Following last year’s success join us at this year’s Sharing Day. Share your stories and discuss your questions with experts and fellow lean practitioners.
Introduction to A3 Thinking by John Kiff
Introduction and Overview of our Lean Practitioner Programme by Dave Brunt
Jim Womack, John Shook and Dan Jones discuss the evolution and challenges facing the lean movement.
11 videos – 70 minutes of wisdom – from LEI and the Gemba Academy
Author of “The Lean Turnaround: How Business Leaders Use Lean Principles to Create Value and Transform Their Company”
Co-author (with Jeffrey Liker) of “The Toyota Product Development System: Integrating People, Process, and Technology”
Plus PRE SUMMIT MASTERCLASSES
With our Chief Executive Dave Brunt, Senior Fellow John Kiff and The Lean Turnaround author Art Byrne.
Inspiration from our Lean Summit 2012 speakers
The COO Perspective – length of stay,
The Visual Hospital Perspective – Managing the demand to get out
The Doctor’s Perspective – Redesigning the emergency flow, Paul Jarvis
Part 5 - Closing Remarks by David Furley
Lean Healthcare in Tuscany
Rethinking the Logic of Location at GKN
Seeing the Whole Value Stream
Expanded 2nd Edition
Jim Womack and Daniel Jones
So What are you going to do about it?
John Shook - eLetter
These workshops are the ideal opportunity to learn how to transform your organisation. Sessions are ideally suited for groups of six to twelve people. We can also run these workshops in your organisation, customised to your needs.
Our modular 6 day Lean Practitioner Course teaches how to solve business problems using lean.
Videos from the Lean Summit 2013 coming soon!
Now in Stock
Gemba Walks 2nd Edition
by James Womack
Featuring 12 new essays
Three new titles to the LEA Bookstore
by Steven C. Bell and Michael A. Orzen
Enabling and Sustaining Your Lean Transformation
Lean RFS (Repetitive Flexible Supply)
by Ian Fraser Glenday and Rick Sather
Putting the Pieces Together
Winner of the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award
Run Grow Transform
by Steven Bell
Integrating Business and Lean IT
Our book store has over 50 books, workbooks, kits, training tools and audio CD's.
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On 23rd October 2013 at the AME annual conference in Toronto our chairman Daniel Jones was inducted into the AME Hall of Fame. read more...
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Wednesday 19th March 2014
Lean Forum Healthcare 2014
Tuesday 1st April 2014
4th Lean Summit
Tuesday 15th April 2014
Lean Management Summit
Thursday 24th April 2014
Lean Healthcare Transformation Conference
Tues/Weds 10th & 11th June 2014
14th Lean Management Conference
Thursday 12th June 2014
International Lean Conference 2014
Please note that the Lean Enterprise Academy office will be closed due to attending the Lean Transformation Summit from 4pm Friday 28th February 2014 and will reopen at 9am Monday 10th March 2014. Therefore book orders placed after 9am on Friday 28th February will not be dispatched until Monday 10th March 2014. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Creating Lean Dealers
By Dave Brunt and John Kiff
Available on Kindle soon
“Share your story and bring your questions”
As part of our mission to help organisations with their lean journeys the Lean Enterprise Academy held its first Sharing Day in partnership with the Centre for Lean Enterprise Applications and Research (CLEAR), Cardiff School of Management, Cardiff Metropolitan University.
The day was structured to connect the lean community of practice together so that all of us are able to learn from like-minded others.
The day also included presentations from Mark Reich, Director of Strategy and Operations from Lean Enterprise Institute and be facilitated by experienced lean practitioners including: Mark Davies, Section Manager and Kevin Robinson, Senior Manager from Toyota Lean Management Centre, UK Nick Rich, Associate Dean from Centre for Lean Enterprise Applications and Research, UK Daniel Jones, Chairman, Dave Brunt and John Kiff, Senior Fellows from Lean Enterprise Academy