Innovative Lean Leadership

http://www.bobemiliani.com/

Bob Emiliani’s Innovative Lean Leadership web page is full of knowledge and ideas. His experience and understanding of Lean tools and Lean leadership is evident. Both his blog and twitter account are really worth reading. I’ve chosen two great posts as an example of the content you can find at his page:

Some important learnings:

a) Lean was born “as a management system designed for buyers’ markets”, this is, when Demand is lower than Supply.

b) The importance of management involvement was already an issue at the time Lean was reaching America for the first time.

c) Early TPS training did not have any reference to VSM or A3 to explain TPS concepts like “flow” or “problem solving”.

Based on John Shook’s Lean Transformation Model, Bob adds extra information to the model and remarks the importance of the “Basic Way of Thinking” as the foundation for success:

LT_Model1

Enjoy!

Advertisements

Tags:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: