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Dr. Emiliani originated the field of Lean leadership beginning in 1994. Back then, it was all about Lean tools. But not to Bob. He immediately saw that leading a Lean transformation required new leadership thinking, behaviors, and capabilities.

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Escape the Ideological Bubble

In a March 2015 blog post titled "Abnormal Condition Alert," I said: Lean people are quick to criticize organizations with no Lean. We occasionally call out and criticize someone else’s bad Lean – their Lean. But we almost never criticize our Lean. This is an abnormal condition: Overproduction of … Read More... about Escape the Ideological Bubble

Lean Football

What would happen if Lean thinking were applied to American football?American football is in trouble. The league Commissioner and team owners know there must be changes made to the game to assure a future pipeline of skilled players and to grow its fan base for generations to come. But League … Read More... about Lean Football

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