Work with Bob
Bob’s hands-on industry experience with Lean, his painstaking research and outstanding teaching, and his extensive writing means there is no one better suited for your needs. The items denoted with an asterisk are premier, one-of-a-kind offerings that showcase creative and original thinking.
NEW! Future of Lean Workshop (or Seminar)
With Lean Management there is a constant struggle to reach the boardroom and endless “cherry-picking” of Lean tools. Why does this happen, how do these results come about, and what can be done to improve? This practical and interactive workshop is a deep and substantial exploration of these topics based upon the book The Triumph of Classical Management Over Lean Management.
NEW! Speed Leadership Workshop
Speed Leadership is a great new way to understand and improve leadership in the digital era. It looks at leadership from a process, rather than behavioral, perspective. Speed Leadership is a simple way to improve leadership without the pain of business or personal transformation. Click here to learn more.
NEW! Strategy Improvement Workshop
Would you believe that successful sales and business growth strategies are more luck than skill? This workshop shows you why that is true and how to improve a corporate strategy and its execution. This remarkable workshop is based on a unique graduate course taught to managers by Prof. Emiliani since 2004.
Bob will guide your practice of Lean leadership and Lean management, either one-on-one or as an executive team. He will help you avoid the major errors and show you pathways to success.
Corporate Event Speaking
Speaking topics include: Lean leadership, Toyota-style kaizen method, overcoming difficulties with Lean transformation process, and Lean management applied to higher education administration and teaching.
We selected you out of a pool of many candidates to speak at our meeting for four reasons: 1) you’re a great speaker, 2) you know how to handle executives, 3) you have hands on Lean experience in different types of businesses and applications, and 4) you are the top researcher in Lean. Your credibility is unimpeachable. — Kerry Arent, Vice President of Human Resources, Apvion
- “Highly engaging. Knowledge is broad and deep. Very practical in his approach.”
- “Great speaker. Easy to understand. Used relevant examples.”
- “He communicates really well. He’s humble and down-to-earth.”
Lean Leadership Workshops
Workshops feature unique content designed for new and experienced leaders responsible. Select from topics such as: Lean leadership, Lean management, Toyota-style kaizen method, overcoming Lean transformation difficulties, and Lean management for higher education.
Bob’s books are an excellent way to begin the process of learning followed by doing. Essential books for those who lead Lean efforts include: Better Thinking, Better Results, Practical Lean Leadership, Kaizen Forever, Shingijutsu-Kaizen, and Moving Forward Faster.