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Lean Leadership Started Here

Dr. Emiliani originated the study of Lean leadership beginning in 1994. Back then, Lean was all about tools. Bob recognized that leading a Lean transformation was more than just tools, and that Lean was a better way to lead organizations in the emerging digital era.

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"A real irony is that ‘respect for people’ requires that people feel the pain of critical feedback." — Akio Toyoda Yes, that's me; the Bad Boy of Lean. I am l'enfant terrible de Lean, an irritant to some Lean movement leaders because I freely challenge their work. As a result, I have a bad … Read More... about The Bad Boy of Lean

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