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Jul 2014 · Press Release · Anton Grutter

Lean Lessons from China

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The CEO of the Lean Institute Africa, Dr Anton Grütter, undertakes an annual journey to China to teach on the Shanghai University MBA programme as a visiting professor. This year … Read More ›

Jul 2014 · Article · Lluis Cuatrecasas

New evidence that demonstrates the superiority of Lean Management - Part 2

Recent article on the mylean.org website by Lluis Cuatrecasas

 

Events

Host: Institut Lean France

4th European Lean IT Summit »

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Lean in IT
“What’s the point of hiring smart people if you don’t empower them to fix what’s broken?”
Ed Catmull, Pixar Cofounder, in his book “Creativity Inc.”

Ed Catmull has applied the Lean principles since day one at Pixar and he has built one of the most profitable technology companies where developing creative workers is the key to success.
At the Lean IT Summit you will meet the leaders who are applying similar strategies and shaping the future of information technology. You will learn to:
• Bring your organization into the Digital Age, walk the steps of Pixar, Google, Amazon or Spotify, and enter the Big Lead
• Provide your creative workers with an environment that enables agility, intensive collaboration and innovation
• Go fast! Discover how major companies from the media, banking, services and manufacturing industries use lean techniques to satisfy their customers and beat the competition.

Join the Summit to meet the CIOs who will share their lean journey:
- Pierre Masai, VP & CIO of Toyota Motor Europe
- Nunzio Cali, CTO & CIO of AlmavivA, Italy’s number one Information & Communication Technology provider
- Fred Mathijssen, European Technology Senior Director of Nike
- Sari Torkkola, CIO of Patria, leading defence provider in Finland.
We are pleased to welcome Carlos Condé, Chief Technology evangelist for Amazon Web Services EMEA as well.
Lean IT practitioners from ING Bank, BNP Paribas, Bombardier, LeMonde.fr and more will also share their experience.

Dan Jones and leading agile experts will also be there:
- Jeff Sutherland, the inventor of Scrum
- Jeff Gothelf, author of “Lean UX”
- Mary Poppendieck, author of “Lean Software development”.

Make the most of your stay in Paris: join one of the 3 master classes on 15 October.

Register at early bird rate until 4 July!
- Summit only: 960 € instead of 1,200 € at normal price
- Master class: 700 €
- Master class + summit: 1,660 €
We also have special rates for groups of 3 and up.
The conference will be held at Espace Diderot, located near Gare de Lyon station in Paris 12.

Visit the conference website to discover the program, the speakers and to register.

When: 15 October 2014 - 17 October 2014

Host: Instituto Lean Management

Lean Day Spain »

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When: 24 October 2014 - 24 October 2014

Host: Lean Management Institute of India

Lean Summit India »

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Lean Summit 2014 in Bangalore (India) On 5th & 6th November 2014
Theme: Sustained Lean Transformation

The purpose of this summit is to raise consciousness, generate enthusiasm, and explore new frontiers in Lean Thinking and practices.

The Lean Summit is a two-day mega event designed for mid- to upper-level managers, with a focus on sustaining their lean journey at the transformational level, and providing them the insights into innovative ways to enhance their lean journey.

Highlights:
Deep knowledge development from the best known sensei in the lean world - John Y Shook, Chairman & CEO of Lean Enterprise Institute and Jose Roberto Ferro, President Lean Institute Brasil
A variety of learning situations, including keynotes, interactive learning sessions, and CEO panel discussion.

We are all trying to transform: That’s what lean thinking and practice are all about. Challenging us to reflect deeply on how we can improve this situation, improve my organization, or improve myself (and of course, all three.) Each of us knows from experience that this work is never easy. Whether you are toiling at the gemba, struggling with your mid-level team, or fighting to transform your organization, this is tough work.

Customers are the reasons our companies exist: And customers have never, as Jim Womack has noted, offered to pay more for a product or service because we’ve put more management in it. But continuously improving management systems – from product development to problem solving, from capability development to leader development, – allow our companies to provide better value to customers in the form of better quality, more reliable delivery, better service, and lower cost. Precisely the things customers will pay more for.

Lean is the way forward:  To reduce our per capita rate of depletion of nature to ensure sustainable economic growth, instead of current business as usual approach, to prevent collapse of our civilization.
Join our summit to begin your transformational journey

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When: 5 November 2014 - 06 November 2014

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Education & Training

Host: Lean Institute Africa

Introduction to Lean ›

Understanding comes from doing. So this introductory course tells you “about” lean but also uses repeated cycles of an experiential learning game to allow understanding to develop. The workshop is … Read More ›

Host: Lean Enterprise Institute

Lean Supply Chain and Lean Distribution ›

This workshop is part of our new series of special programs which combine classroom learning with practical experience at the gemba. The workshop is conducted at the LeanCor Supply Chain … Read More ›

Host: Lean Enterprise Institute

LEI Workshop Series ›

SEATTLE, WA
September 16-19, 2014

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Publications

Planet Lean
Planet Lean

By · Released February 2014

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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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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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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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