Lean Enterprise Academy
Please note that due to staff annual leave the office will be closed from 4pm Thursday 28th August until 9am Monday 8th September 2014. Therefore any query submitted during this time will not be responded to until Monday 8th September, we apologise for any inconvenience this will cause.
Developing people through a rigorous application of proven tools and methods
17th - 19th November
Lean Transformation: Practical Next Steps - As part of our mission to help organisations with their Lean journeys we are holding the annual UK Lean Summit at Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth. •Earlybird discount of 10% for the first 75 delegates •20% discount when registering 5 or more delegates
How Thedacare teams developed their management system.
Our Action Research starts by defining the business problem (a gap in performance terms) that the organisation wants to close When we undertake to help an organisation, we are firstly attempting to do the following: Create flow of value through systematic PDCA by all team members (Purpose)
The Lean Edge: "What would you do if you were a CEO and you tried lean the right way and were passionate about it but you seemed to be failing at every turn getting all your stakeholders angry?" Daniel Jones comments on the latest Lean Edge question
In 1998 Dan Jones asked a couple of his researchers to understand if and how lean can be applied to auto retail. Since then we have worked with car dealers on a variety of projects and now have a number of great cases that showcase the benefits of lean outside traditional auto manufacturing.
The theme for the 2014 Lean Summit is Practical Next Steps. The purposes of our annual Summit are: •To raise consciousness of the latest developments in Lean Thinking •To provide insight into practical ways to get started, deepen or enhance your lean journey
The Lean Edge: Kaizen events: good thing or bad thing? In what cases do kaizen events help and when do they hinder? How to best use kaizen events to leverage results and support the lean culture? Daniel Jones comments on the latest Lean Edge question