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May 2015 · Article · Norman Faull

Showing Respect by Norman Faull

Some of us are not very good at showing respect.

It is not just events in South Africa over the past month that make me say that. ‘Show respect’ is … Read More ›

Apr 2014 · Press Release

Lean Global Network is happy to announce the launch of its new online journal, Planet Lean.

You can find it at http://www.planet-lean.com
The purpose of this web-based publication is to encourage more people to learn about lean thinking and practice, as well as of … Read More ›

 

Events

Host: Lean Enterprise Institute

Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit 2015 »

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Join us as the lean healthcare community gathers again in 2015 for two days of learning, sharing and connecting!  Dallas, Texas has been selected as the host city for this year’s Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit which is scheduled for June 3 and 4.

The Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit is designed to help transform the healthcare industry through collaboration, education, and experiments.  The Summit is presented annually by the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value in partnership with the Lean Enterprise Institute.  These organizations work together to provide participants a unique combination of actionable ideas and networking connections in order to accelerate their own lean transformation.  They also present innovative examples of care delivery redesign supported by results, examples of payment systems that reward patient value creation, and examples of transparency of performance.

When: 3 June 2015 - 04 June 2015

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Host: Lean Enterprise Institute Hungary

International Lean Summit »

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Lean Enterprise Institute Hungary is organizing its International Lean Summit for the fourth time since its foundation. In 2012 our keynote speaker was John Shook, chairman and CEO of LEI, in 2013 Jim Womack, founder of LEI, and in 2014 Daniel T. Jones co-author of the book Lean Thinking, founder and chairman of LEA (Lean Enterprise Academy, UK).

This year Dave Brunt and Tilo Schwartz will be the keynote speaker at our event in June.

On the day before the Summit there will be two parallel Pre-Summit workshops running: Introduction to Lean Leadership and Toyota Kata.

When: 10 June 2015 - 11 June 2015

International Lean Summit

Host: Lean Enterprise China

Global Lean Transformation Summit »

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LEC Global Lean Summit 10th Anniversary
Theme: Product and Innovation
LEC is pleased to present you the 10th Lean Summit for “Learning and Sharing”. We have invited many renowned global lean gurus and Chinese business leaders to share with you their knowledge and experience of lean thinking and its applications in China.

·    Key note speakers: Mr. John Shook, Chairman of Lean global Network and President of LEI; Freddy Ballé and Michael Ballé, the co-author of “Gold Mine” and “Lean Manager”
·    Lean manufacturing to lean service company cases: YiJia Electronics, XiBei Restaurant, and DAMCO Logistics
·    Panel Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Management
·    New book launch:“Lead With Respect” by Michael Ballé and Freddy Ballé; “Seeing The Whole,2nd Ed” by James Womack and Dan Jones

Time: June 11-12, 2015
Place: Shanghai FuDan Crown Plaza (No. 199, Han Dan Lu,Shanghai)

Four Pre-summit workshops on June 10th for your selection
1. “Lean Leadership” by Mr. John Shook (in English)
2. “Dig Out Gold from your operations” by Dr. Michael Ballé (in English)
3. “Lean Office +gemba walk” by Lily Lin at Axus company (in Chinese)
4. “China Container ONE System +gemba walk” at Bao Wei factory by Mr. Jia JianBao

Further information: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  or 021-65979076
Contact person: Morgan Zhang or Ms. Wu
Internet registration will start on March 1, 2015, http://www.leanchina.org

When: 10 June 2015 - 12 June 2015

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Education & Training

Host: Lean Institute Africa

Lean Human Resources Masterclass (JHB) ›

Summary: Organisations that strive to continuously improve themselves through the application of Lean techniques must place HR management at the centre of their Lean Management programmes. The Lean HR Workshop … Read More ›

Host: Lean Institute Africa

Introduction to Lean Healthcare workshop (CPT) ›

Summary: Lean applied to healthcare has become a dominant aspect of improvement in hospitals worldwide. Given LIA’s extensive experience in this area over the last 12 years, we are partnering … Read More ›

Host: Lean Institute Africa

Toyota Kata ›

Johannesburg Definitive Conferencing - 13 May
Durban Protea Umhlanga - 14 May
Cape Town UCT Graduate School of Business - 15 May

Workshop summary: Toyota Kata, the book … Read More ›

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Publications

Planet Lean
Planet Lean

By · Released February 2014

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Everything I Know About Lean I Learned in First Grade
Everything I Know About Lean I Learned in First Grade

By Robert Martichenko · Released March 2012

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The Lean Startup
The Lean Startup

By Eric Rees · Released November 2013

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The Toyota Way
The Toyota Way

By Jeffrey K. Liker · Released December 2008

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Seeing the Whole Value Stream
Seeing the Whole Value Stream

By Dan Jones and , Jim Womack, with D. Brunt, M. Lovejoy · Released October 2011

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Gemba Walks
Gemba Walks

By Jim Womack · Released April 2011

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Building a Lean Fulfillment Stream
Building a Lean Fulfillment Stream

By Robert Martichenko, Kevin von Grabe · Released May 2010

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The Lean Manager
The Lean Manager

By Michael Ballé, Freddie Ballé · Released July 2009

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Follow the Learner
Follow the Learner

By Sami Bahri · Released August 2009

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Making Hospitals Work
Making Hospitals Work

By Marc Baker, Ian Taylor · Released July 2009

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