Lean is about helping organisations and individuals to learn to do things they could not previously do in order to meet the business challenges they face. The more problems they learn to solve the better they get at problem solving. This in turn triggers a virtuous circle of never ending improvement
How to improve patient care while saving everyone's time and hospitals' resources
The Lean Enterprise Academy (L.E.A), UK are collaborating with the Lean Enterprise Institute (L.E.I), USA to bring Manchester a series of 8 workshops between 27-29 March 2016. Over 3 Days we are offering workshops that provide the foundations to implement a successful Lean transformation, with cru
The theme for our UK Lean Summit 2016 is Lean Learning, Learning Lean. Learning is fundamental to a successful Lean transformation. So join our Chairman Daniel Jones, and his co-author Jim Womack plus Art Smalley, author of “Creating Level Pull” and co-author of “Understanding A3 Thinking”
Back in January 2015 I wrote a short article about my favourite Lean books. In the style of “Desert Island Discs”, the radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4, I selected the Lean books I’d take to be cast away on a desert island.
The theme for our UK Lean Summit 2016 is Lean Learning, Learning Lean. Learning is fundamental to a successful Lean transformation. It should be both embedded into any Lean implementation (process) and be part of the outcomes (results.)
I always thought Lean would come of age when teams in more modest organisations without the resources for heavy consulting support were able to get going with lean and create the necessary momentum for it to grow organically.
There are two dimensions to the Lean Enterprise Academy’s work in pushing forward the frontiers of Lean - taking Lean to different environments and gaining new insight into environments where Lean is already being used.