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Reinforcing Lean Behavior Through Visual Management by Lean Leaper

Reinforcing Lean Behavior Through Visual Management by Lean Leaper

Effective daily management is still hard to achieve for most organizations, says Jim Womack. But until line managers start tackling problems first hand as they emerge, rather than deferring and delegating them, basic stability will remain a mirage. Read more in this column from our sister publication, Planet Lean.

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Book Value: The Lean CEO

Book Value: The Lean CEO

"Implementing visual management (VM) is a cornerstone of any lean transformation," writes Andrew Quibell. "And few companies know that better than Toyota." In this first of two sketches on visual management at Toyota, Andrew illustrates the fundamentals of the process as Toyota practices itself and teaches its suppliers.

An Overview of Visual Management at Toyota

Lean Change is Organizational and Personal by Lean Leaper

Lean Change is Organizational and Personal by Lean Leaper

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Dear Gemba Coach, My understanding is that implementing lean means setting up a lean management system. You seem to disagree. Would you explain?

Dear Gemba Coach, My understanding is that implementing lean means setting up a lean management system. You seem to disagree. Would you explain?

Countless people have asked us over the years, "My organization can't be lean without a problem-solving culture. So how do I create one?" The answer: you first create the right management systems! This will be the prevailing theme at this year's Lean Transformation Summit -- here's a spotlight of our summit presenters and what they've published on this popular and fascinating topic.

Managing to Create Problem-Solvers: A Lean Transformation Summit Roundup

LEI faculty member Greg Lane shares a lean coaching story from his own life, in which he finds himself advising a friend on how best to position himself for a promotion to fire chief. The result is a powerful little story of lean management and the thoughtfulness and discipline it really takes to lead.

Brian Nunamaker, a dad from Virginia, was driving home with his daughter when she had a seizure.

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Lean management case study series: Pediatric Hospital in Tough Market Pegs Growth to Lean Process Improvement

I'm Michael Ballé, Ask Me Anything by Michael Balle

I'm Michael Ballé, Ask Me Anything by Michael Balle

Testing the Lean Transformation Model in India by Dhirendra Kumar Dubey

Dhirendra Kumar Dubey of Lean Management Institute of India (LMII) shares what he's learned about the effectiveness of the Lean Transformation Model through institute projects.

Happy Birthday Eiji Toyoda! #leanpost by Lean Leaper

by Lean Leaper

For this special bonus content, check out these quotes from the new book, The Work of Management. We've included links for easy tweeting, so share away and get inspired to hone your own management systems.

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Dear Gemba Coach I’ve worked with several managers who worked at Toyota or Toyota suppliers who were considered experts in the company’s management and production systems. Each seemed to have a different approach to applying lean principles. What’s going on? Why aren’t they all on the same page?

Dear Gemba Coach I’ve worked with several managers who worked at Toyota or Toyota suppliers who were considered experts in the company’s management and production systems. Each seemed to have a different approach to applying lean principles. What’s going on? Why aren’t they all on the same page?

A Sensei in One's Own Land by John Shook

In his first piece for The Lean Post, John Shook addresses the question of if, when, and how you and your organization should work with an external coach.