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
20 years ago Lean Thinking was published. Join the authors, Jim Womack and Daniel Jones, at our UK Lean Summit 2016 on Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th November, as they reflect back and look forward to the next challenges for Lean and it's implementation.
The UK Lean Summit 2016 is set to be one of our best events yet! We've developed the theme of Learning Lean, Lean Learning and this year will bring you 3 Pre-Summit Masterclasses that devlop your understanding of learning in different areas. Places on each Masterclass are limited
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.
Lean Thinkers love to observe work – work that often goes un-noticed by everyone else! I’ve recently returned from our annual summer vacation. Inspired by the implementation of Lean at the 365 café, a chain of 55 bakeries and coffee shops in Barcelona
Standardised Work is one of the most powerful and well-known Lean tools and is core to any organisation that is serious about improving their business performance. By documenting the current best practice, standardised work helps form the baseline for kaizen or continuous improvement.
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.)