Tools and Techniques

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Lean Learning and Capability Development

Of the five dimensions John Shook identified in the Lean Transformation Framework capability development is probably the least understood and researched. We’ve posed two questions to explore this further.

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First Global Learning Lean Summit

Lean Thinking is a learning system. Join us at our 2019 event to learn how the best companies are using lean to develop learning and capability for customer value and continuous improvement.

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Save the Date: UK Lean Summit 24th & 25th October 2019

Since we organised our first UK Lean Summit way back in 1997, we've always tried to push the frontiers of Lean Thinking - both in terms of lean research and lean practice. For 2019 we've partnered with The Learning Trust in order to bring a Summit linking the world of business with learning.

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Lean Leadership Workshops in Dublin, 2018

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.

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Practical Standardised Work: Foundation for Improvement

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.

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Learn the principles, tools and techniques to make a step change in business performance

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

Practical Value Stream Mapping Workshop At GE Service Centre

“Whenever there is a product or service for a customer, there is a value stream. The challenge lies in seeing it” These are the opening words in the publication ‘Learning to See’ where Mike Rother and John Shook take us step-by-step through the process of Value Stream Mapping and identifying waste


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