lean case studies

The Toyota Way Fieldbook

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 09-06-08
[amazon asin=0071448934&template=iframe image] Author: Jeffrey K. Liker and David Meier Publication Date: 2006 Book Description: What's the key message? While Jeffrey Liker's book The Toyota Way was an examination of the 14 Principles of the Toyota Way, it was not an explicit "how to" guide at a tactical level.  This Read More

Kaizen: The Key to Japan’s Competitive Success

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on
[amazon asin=007554332X&template=iframe image] Author: Masaaki Imai Publication Date: 1987 Book Description: What's the key message? Kaizen means improvement. In the workplace, it means continuous improvement involving everyone - managers and workers alike. The book focuses much more on the attitudes and culture of kaizen than it does the tools. The Read More

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Lean

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on

Author: Jamie Flinchbaugh, Andy Carlino Publication Date: 2006 Book Description: What’s the key message? The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Lean: Lessons from the Road does not center on one primary message. If you had to choose one, however, it would probably be that lean is about more than tools and process

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