Lean Management

The lean manufacturing method is built on eliminating waste in the production system – that's any waste, including waste of materials, time, energy, talent and processing effort. Built historically on Toyota's strategies, Lean is based in the world of manufacturing where it is intrinsic to systematic attempts to save time and money and to increase efficiency by simplifying processes and procedures.

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Value Stream Mapping to Add Value and Eliminate Muda

Mike Rother and John Shook

Lean Enterprise Institute, 1999

A Plain-Language Guide to the World’s Most Powerful Production System

Pascal Dennis

Productivity Press, 2017

The Definitive How-To Guide

Drew Locher

Productivity Press, 2017

Beyond Large-Scale Production

Taiichi Ohno

Productivity Press, 1988

The Story of Lean Production – Toyota’s Secret Weapon in the Global Car Wars That Is Revolutionizing World Industry

James P. Womack et al.

Free Press, 2007

A Practical Guide for Implementing Toyota’s 4Ps

David Meier and Jeffrey K. Liker

McGraw-Hill, 2005

What You Really Need to Know to Build High-Performing Digital Product Teams

Jeff Gothelf

Sense & Respond, 2017

A Critical Component of Toyota’s PDCA Management System

Durward K. Sobek and Art Smalley

Productivity Press, 2008

A Leader’s Guide to Planning and Execution

Pascal Dennis

Lean Enterprise Institute, 2006

Understanding and Implementing Flow in a Professional and Administrative Environment

Ken Eakin

Routledge, 2019