This is the first and still best workbook on Lean leadership and the best description of Lean leadership today. You will love it!
Bob 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.
Prior to around 1980, the leaders of large corporations had a strong affection for manufacturing operations -- the part of the business that makes money for the company by producing the goods that people want and pay for. Operations was widely seen as a noble part of the company that employees were … Read More... about Why Do CEOs Hate Operations?
For many years, certain people have proclaimed that Lean is a corporate strategy. In support of that claim, a book titled The Lean Strategy: Using Lean to Create Competitive Advantage, Unleash Innovation, and Deliver Sustainable Growth was recently published (click here to read my book review). But … Read More... about One Strategy, Two Paths