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Dr. Emiliani originated the study of Lean leadership beginning in 1994. Back then, Lean was all about tools. But not to Bob. He quickly 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

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