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The Lean Manager by Freddy Ballé

Title The Lean Manager
Author Freddy Ballé
Publisher Lean Enterprise Institute
Release 2011-09-15
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 455
ISBN 1934109312
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In this groundbreaking sequel to The Gold Mine, authors Michael and Freddy Ballé present a compelling story that teaches readers the most important lean lesson of all: how to transform themselves and their workers through the discipline of learning the lean system. The Lean Manager: A Novel of Lean Transformation reveals how individuals can go beyond the short-term gains from tools, and realize a deeper, sustainable path of improvement. Full of human moments that capture the excitement and drama of lean implementation, as well as clear explanations of how tools and systems go hand-in-hand, this book will teach and inspire every person working to make lean a reality in their organization today. This book will help you learn both the how of doing lean, as well as the why behind the tools, enabling you to become lean. Lean is the most important business model for competitive success today. Yet companies still struggle to sustain enduring and deep-rooted business success from their lean implementation efforts. The most important problem for these companies is becoming lean: how can they advance beyond realizing isolated gains from deploying lean tools, to fundamentally changing how they operate, think, and learn? In other words, how can companies learn to go beyond lean turnaround to achieve lean transformation? The Lean Manager: A Novel of Lean Transformation, by lean experts Michael and Freddy Ballé, addresses this critical problem. As we move from what Jim Womack, author, lean management authority, and LEI founder, calls “the era of lean tools to the era of lean management,” The Lean Manager gives companies a definitive guide for sustaining their ability to learn and improve operations and financial performance, while continually developing people. “The only way to become and stay lean is to produce lean managers,” says Womack. “Every isolated effort will recede—or fail—unless companies learn to use the lean process as a way of developing individual problem-solvers with the ownership, initiative, and know-how to solve problems, learn, and ultimately coach new individuals in this discipline. That’s why this book matters so much.” The Lean Manager, the sequel to the Ballé’s international bestselling business novel The Gold Mine, tells the compelling story of plant manager Andrew Ward as he goes through the challenging but rewarding journey to becoming a lean manager. Under the guidance of Phil Jenkinson (whose own lean journey was at the core of The Gold Mine), Ward learns to use a deep understanding of lean tools, as well as a technical know-how of his plant’s operations, to foster a lean attitude that sustains continuous improvement. Where The Gold Mine shows you how to introduce a complete lean system, The Lean Manager demonstrates how to sustain it. Ward moves beyond fluency with tools to changing his behavior as a manager and leader. He shifts from giving orders and answers to asking the right questions so people identify and address problems. He learns how to use tools to unleash the creativity and motivation of people, so they learn how to solve problems as well as coach and teach others to solve problems. Ward learns how to create lean managers. “I am excited and have hopes that this book will enlighten readers about what it really means to live a business transformation that puts customers first and does this through developing people,” said Jeffrey Liker, author of The Toyota Way and professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan. “People who do the work have to improve the work. There are tools, but they are not tools for ‘improving the process.’ They are tools for making problems visible and for helping people think about how to solve those problems.”

The Lean Manager by Michael Ballé

Title The Lean Manager
Author Michael Ballé
Publisher Lean Enterprises Inst Incorporated
Release 2009
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 459
ISBN 9781934109250
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"Plant manager Andrew Ward learns ... that he must be willing to rethink his entire managerial approach to lead his workers on their lean journey. Ward realizes that becoming a successful lean manager takes more than technical mastery, business smarts, and a genuine commitment to change. Creating and leading a world-class lean enterprise requires that one learn the five disciplines of go and see, kaizen, clear direction, teamwork, and mutual trust"--Inside front flap.

Title The Lean Management Systems Handbook
Author Rich Charron
Publisher CRC Press
Release 2014-07-11
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 549
ISBN 1466564350
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Performance management, the primary focus of a Lean organization, occurs through continuous improvement programs that focus on education, belief systems development, and effective change management. Presenting a first-of-its-kind approach, The Lean Management Systems Handbook details the critical components required for sustainable Lean management. Positioning Lean as a management operational philosophy far beyond the traditional set of improvement tools, the book explains how managers at all levels of the organization can integrate Lean into their daily management activities. It defines the Lean philosophy as well as the beliefs and behaviors required to develop a thriving Lean company culture. The book captures the essence of Lean learning and Lean doing and illustrates practical applications of Lean management. It begins by covering the basics that encompass Lean management and leadership in two critical areas: maintenance/control and improvement. After reading this book, you will better understand how to see waste, measure waste, eliminate waste, and develop an active change improvement workplace. You will also gain the practical understanding required to determine which Lean tool is best suited to your particular need for supporting an organization-wide management system. Expounding on essential Lean concepts, this is an ideal guide to help new managers and leaders make the transition from theory to successful application in the field. Complete with brief summaries and examples of the most important tools in Lean management systems development in each chapter, the book provides a reliable roadmap for deploying a Lean management system across your organization, and subsequently across your entire value stream.

Beyond Heroes by Kim Barnas

Title Beyond Heroes
Author Kim Barnas
Publisher ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value
Release 2014-04-29
Category Medical
Total Pages 216
ISBN 098488484X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Hospitals have long relied on the heroics of one brilliant nurse or doctor to save the day. Such heroics often result in temporary workarounds and quick fixes that leave not only patients and quality care at risk, but also increase costs. This is the story of an organization breaking that habit. Like a growing number of healthcare organizations around the world, ThedaCare, Inc. has been using lean thinking and the principles of the Toyota Production System to improve quality of care, reduce waste, and become more reliable. But lean thinking was incompatible with ThedaCare’s old top-down, hero-based system of management. Kim Barnas, former SVP of ThedaCare, shows us how she and her team created a management system that is stable and lean, to spur continuous improvement. Beyond Heroes shows the reader, step by step, how ThedaCare teams developed the system, using the stories of its doctors, nurses and administrators to illustrate. The book explores each of the eight essential components of the lean system, from front-line problem solving with the scientific method to daily team huddles and creating standard work for leaders all the way to the top of an organization. Finally, the author introduces four executives from healthcare systems across North America who have implemented ThedaCare’s system and share the lessons they learned along the way. Beyond Heroes is not just a call to action or an argument for a better healthcare system. It is a necessary roadmap through the rocky terrain ahead, one that healthcare leaders can customize to their special needs.

The Lean Manager s Playbook by Derrick Mains

Title The Lean Manager s Playbook
Author Derrick Mains
Publisher
Release 2019-07-24
Category
Total Pages 172
ISBN 9781077250390
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Continue the journey of the AMP System through this parable of The Factory. Susan and her executive team discover that although revenues are rising their expected "economies of scale" have not come to fruition. Susan and her team are stuck, more revenue, more work, more chaos and less profits. That's when they call on an old friend and consultant, Ben, to come in and see if he can help them find ways to improve. What they discover changes the course of the company and its culture through a focus on results, accountability and creating a common enemy that employees and managers can address together - waste.

Lead With Respect by Michael Ballé

Title Lead With Respect
Author Michael Ballé
Publisher Lean Enterprise Institute
Release 2014-07-28
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 219
ISBN 1934109487
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"Lead With Respect is a terrific book that puts the elements of genuine motivation into a broader context and helps leaders translate those principles into action." —Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell Is Human and Drive "The Ballé books are a great way to get started or to speed up your pace of transformation, personal and organizational." —Jim Womack, Founder of Lean Enterprise Institute In their new business novel Lead With Respect, authors Michael and Freddy Ballé reveal the true power of lean: developing people through a rigorous application of proven tools and methods. And, in the process, creating the only sustainable source of competitive advantage—a culture of continuous improvement. In this engaging and insightful story, CEO Jane Delaney of Southcape Software discovers from her sensei Andy Ward that learning to lead with respect enables her to help people improve every day. “For us, lean is all about challenging yourself and each other to find the right problems, and working hard every day to engage people in solving them,” he says. Lead With Respect’s timely message brings a new understanding of lean. While lean has become essential for companies to compete in today’s global economy, most practitioners see it as a rigorous focus on process to produce higher quality goods and services—a limited understanding that fails to realize the true power of this approach. This new novel by the Ballés, the third in a series that includes Shingo Research Award-winners The Gold Mine and The Lean Manager, breaks new ground by sharing huge amounts of practical information on the most important yet least understood aspect of lean management: how to develop people through a rigorous application of lean tools. You’ll learn: How to apply Lead With Respect attitudes to the lean tools you are using now so that you develop a truly sustainable lean culture.What specific steps to follow to make lean leadership behaviors daily habits.How to manage with respect through the emotion, conflict, tension, and self-doubt that you’ll face during a lean transformation.

Reinventing Lean by Gerhard Plenert

Title Reinventing Lean
Author Gerhard Plenert
Publisher Elsevier
Release 2010-07-26
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 328
ISBN 008046503X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Most books on Supply Chain Management simply focus on how to move materials and key resources throughout an industrial enterprise. Reinventing Lean shows how SCM can be made “Lean, leading to much more reliable, cost-effective and competitive Supply Chain Management (SCM). In this book, the reader will find a collection of management tools that will help to implement Lean principles, and to understand the components of an integrated Supply Chain Management system. Moreover, the book will show that to make Lean SCM effective, both the functional management tools as well as an enterprise-wide cultural readiness are needed in order to lay the groundwork for a World Class Lean Supply Chain. Reinventing Lean will carefully lead engineers and manufacturing managers on how to adopt a cutting-edge Lean Supply Chain strategy. The book will lay out various proven approaches to incorporating Lean and SCM practices, by focusing on the ways in which SCM relates to materials, money, and information movement within the manufacturing environment. And because Reinventing Lean recognizes that a successful Lean SCM system cannot be achieved unless an organization supports team integration and the willingness to adapt to change, it provides not only the technical tools but also methods for changing company cultural factors that can make it all come together for a successful operation. Industrial engineers and plant managers, with strong backgrounds in SCM, will learn how lean management principles can be utilized to make their organizations leaner, more efficient, and more competitive Readers will find out how to lay out various approaches to incorporating Lean and SCM practices Readers can learn how to customize a cutting-edge Lean Supply Chain strategy which will give a distinct advantage over the competition

Lean Management Explained by Can Akdeniz

Title Lean Management Explained
Author Can Akdeniz
Publisher Can Akdeniz
Release 2014-12-30
Category
Total Pages 40
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Implementing a lean business philosophy can transform an organization, bringing with it huge benefits in terms of reduced operating costs, decreased lead times, and increased customer satisfaction, along with a marked improvement in employee morale, customer loyalty, and quality of products and services. The lean business model – while originally developed within the US and Japanese automotive manufacturing industries – has proven its worth time and again in every field imaginable – from retail and manufacture to central government administration. The right management is crucial for lean companies. As we shall see, lean is not just a set of tools that can be applied to any situation to reap rewards. Lean management involves taking a holistic approach to developing a specific culture throughout an organization – and a lean business culture can only be achieved if everyone buys in. A lean manager must, guide, coach and inspire – but beyond this they must be open and ready to learn on every step of their journey of continuous improvement. This book will explore in more detail the specific role played by management in lean companies, before delving into the lean toolkit to show you what resources are available and how to get the most from them.

Real Lean by Bob Emiliani

Title Real Lean
Author Bob Emiliani
Publisher Clbm, LLC
Release 2010-10
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 238
ISBN 9780984540006
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The REAL LEAN series of books explains Lean management in ways that hundreds of other books do not. These original and creative works are written for hands-on Lean practitioners. Each volume is thoroughly researched and well documented, and provides an abundance of new information and perspectives to help ensure success with Lean management. This sixth volume of the REAL LEAN series shines a bright light on several major unsolved problems in Lean management and also identifies practical countermeasures using creative and original Lean thinking. It includes a special interview with the retired CEO of The Wiremold Company, Art Byrne, reflecting on his nearly 30 years of Lean practice. This volume also helps focus the Lean community's attention on specific areas to work on in order to advance manager's understanding and practice of Lean management. As with prior Volumes of REAL LEAN, Volume Six emphasizes Lean as a management system and the "Respect for People" principle because both are usually missing from the practice of Lean management today. Readers will find this book to be amazingly insightful and filled with practical information that will help them better comprehend and put REAL LEAN into practice every day.

Creating a Lean Culture by Arthur M. Langer

Title Creating a Lean Culture
Author Arthur M. Langer
Publisher CRC Press
Release 2017-07-27
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 407
ISBN 1482243253
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication AwardThe new edition of this Shingo Prize-winning bestseller provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a culture that has your stakeholders throughout the o

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