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  • Seddon’s Amazing Discovery in the group Lean Leadership

    John Seddon has made an amazing discovery: Lean is failing! In a paper much anticipated by few, “An exploration into the failure of Lean,” Seddon and co-author Brendan O’Donovan “…show that the ‘Lean’ (Womack and Jones 1996) movement is based o...

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  • Growing Tomatoes in the group Lean Leadership

    How do you grow tomatoes? If you are a backyard gardener, you buy plants (or maybe raise from seed), plant, tend, harvest. Simple as that. However, while the resulting harvest may be acceptable for one’s needs, it will surely be less flavorful and less bountiful than it could have been. Kno...

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  • Searching For Lean Sustainability in the group Lean Leadership

    Lean people, understandably, possess a streak of idealism in how they would like the world to be: No waste, value propositions fulfilled, social well-being, economic prosperity, and so on. It is good to have a dream and strive, over the long-term, to achieve it. Yet, there is a tell-tale sign tha...

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  • Observe and Ask “Why?” in the group Lean Leadership

    There are many ways to improve your thinking skills. One way is by practicing critical thinking. Teachers require their students, from elementary school on through college and graduate school, to do research to gather information, analyze the validity of data, determine the strengths and weakness...

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  • The Lean-Industrial Complex in the group Lean Leadership

    In the early days, late 1970s to late 1980s, there existed just a few small organizations to help people learn about and implement Toyota’s production system (TPS). They were led by people with decades of hand-on practice at Toyota and its affiliated companies. Some organizations, however, ...

    Tags: lean leadership, bob emiliani, lean management, books, speaking, the lean shop, professor emiliani, real lean, fake lean, lean behaviors, behavioral waste, toyota, kaizen, value stream map, jeff liker, art byrne, wiremold, Continuous Improvement, Real Lean v. Fake Lean, Respect for People

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  • Back to Basics in the group Lean Leadership

    In a  recent blog post, The Lean-Industrial Complex, I said: “Over time, the people with decades of hands-on practice in real-world settings would fall into the background, while the people who merely studied TPS [Toyota Production System] emerged as the arbiters of Lean thought a...

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  • The Back Story – Shingijutsu-Kaizen in the group Lean Leadership

    This is the back story to the book Shingijutsu-Kaizen. In 2007 or 2008, a book project was initiated to write about the method used by sensei from Shingijutsu USA Corporation to teach kaizen. A manuscript was produced, but the project was abandoned. Several months after my work had commenced on t...

    Tags: lean leadership, bob emiliani, lean management, books, speaking, the lean shop, professor emiliani, real lean, fake lean, lean behaviors, behavioral waste, toyota, kaizen, value stream map, jeff liker, art byrne, wiremold, The Back Story

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  • New Book: Shingijutsu-Kaizen in the group Lean Leadership

    It is time to re-discover Kaizen and Kaizen Spirit, and renew confidence in our abilities and the future. I, along with my co-authors Ralph Wood and Michael Herscher, are extremely proud to bring to you this very special new book: Shingijutsu-Kaizen: The Art of Discovery and Learning. It is a boo...

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  • Books for Teaching Lean Management in the group Lean Leadership

    Those of you who teach part-time or full-time in colleges or universities will be interested in the following resources to help teach Lean management to students. Use these books for senior-level undergraduate courses and graduate-level courses in engineering and business school curricu...

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  • Shingijutsu Super-Genba-Kaizen Workshop in the group Lean Leadership

    Chihiro Nakao leading genba kaizen at Whitcraft LLC in Connecticut. Photo by Bob Emiliani. I am pleased to assist in the promotion of Shingijutsu’s Super-Genba-Kaizen Workshop in Connecticut on 25-29 April 2016.* This is a rare opportunity to learn genba kaizen from Chihiro Nakao, perhaps t...

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