Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Lean Enterprise Institute
369 followers -
Making things better through lean thinking and practice.
Making things better through lean thinking and practice.

369 followers
About
Lean Enterprise Institute's posts

Post has attachment
In the third installment in his series on the importance of proper communication from managers to their employees, David Verble shares "a simple way that managers and leaders – and you, lean coordinators and coaches – can get a sense of how your words and the way they are delivered 'land' with others." Read more http://bit.ly/2rVR7OG


Post has attachment
In yesterday's Post, David Verble introduced us to the importance of proper, tactful communication from leaders to employees. Today he delves a bit deeper into the topic, focusing on the neuroscience behind this critical element of lean organizations. http://bit.ly/2tNuTuH


Post has attachment
"Many organizations are investing in lean continuous improvement programs, systems and staff," writes David Verble. "Frequently there are critical pieces missing in these initiatives, however." And one of the most critical is an understanding by managers of how their talk impacts employees. Read more. http://bit.ly/2tN5Nfy


Post has attachment
Dear Gemba Coach,

If lean’s not a scam – but there are scammers -- how can I distinguish good lean consultants from bad?

Oh, well, that’s easier. There are no good lean consultants. Read more.
https://www.lean.org/balle/DisplayObject.cfm?o=3475

Post has attachment
To some, lean and innovation seem counterproductive. But Art Byrne is not one of them. Find out why he says "lean and innovation are and have always been completely compatible" and how it can help your organization reach next-level results. http://bit.ly/2snR2Cn

Post has attachment


Extended by popular demand, bring a colleague to a workshop in Memphis for FREE! Call 617-871-2900 or email registrar@lean.org to register. View the lineup here: https://lnkd.in/dY42zyv

Photo

Post has attachment
Everybody makes mistakes, lean leaders included. Our previous list of mistakes made by lean leaders was the highest-performing installment in the Advice from the Gemba series - we now follow it up with a sequel. Read more. http://bit.ly/2sXsy0W


Post has attachment
“Try to do every task better today than we did yesterday”. More importantly, the guidance and technical assistance from Inoac and later Toyota helped us learn to become a good supplier who made money. In only a couple of years the plant went from being on the closure list to one of our most profitable. At the heart of this change was our Sensi Mr. Nakane. Always teaching by going to see, asking why and always showing respect. It was the combination of the lean tools with lean thinking that helped us build a successful organization over time. http://bit.ly/2t1JnXB

Post has attachment
"Over the years, I have noticed some common misperceptions about coaching effective problem solving skills and developing lean thinking," writes Mike Orzen. Read more to learn seven of them to improve your coaching practice. http://bit.ly/2rZ2sg0

Post has attachment
Bring a colleague with you to our workshops in Memphis for Free! Limited time offer, call 617.871.2900 or email registrar@lean.org to register. Checkout the lineup at https://www.lean.org/Workshops/WorkshopCalendar.cfm?curEventId=252#TabsTop
Photo
Wait while more posts are being loaded