Lean Enterprise Academy
17th - 19th April 2018
UK Lean Summit 2018 takes place at the MacDonald Hotel, Manchester on 18th & 19th April. There are pre-Summit Masterclasses 17th April and a visit to Toyota's engine plant with Jim Womack and Dan Jones on 20th April. Book at: http://www.eiseverywhere.com/leansummit2018
Using Lean to Create Competitive Advantage, Unleash Innovation, and Deliver Sustainable Growth
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.
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
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 ...
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.
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.
As a Lean Thinker I’m always on the lookout for ways to help others improve (and improve myself at the same time!) Traditionally there have been lots of books and articles to wade through and more recently YouTube talks, podcasts and webinars to look at.
“People must be engaged in understanding and improving the process that creates the value desired by the customer if organisation and customer purposes are to be achieved” Jim Womack