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Jul 2014 · Press Release · Anton Grutter

Lean Lessons from China

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The CEO of the Lean Institute Africa, Dr Anton Grütter, undertakes an annual journey to China to teach on the Shanghai University MBA programme as a visiting professor. This year … Read More ›

Jul 2014 · Article · Lluis Cuatrecasas

New evidence that demonstrates the superiority of Lean Management - Part 2

Recent article on the mylean.org website by Lluis Cuatrecasas

 

Events

Host: Lean Institute Brasil

Lean Summit 2014 »

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With the goal of advancing the application of knowledge lean organizations and promote the exchange of experiences and learnings, the Lean Institute Brazil promotes the 11th edition of the largest and most important gathering of the lean community in Brazil.
The Lean Summit 2014 aims to support practitioners in various business sectors and at different stages of the lean journey. The event is aimed at people of various levels and functions,
are presidents, directors, managers or supervisors.
International guests bringing the very latest in applying lean. Speakers already confirmed: John Shook (President and CEO of the Lean Enterprise Institute) and Art Byrne (Partner of JW Childs Associates).

When: 2 September 2014 - 03 September 2014

Host: Lean Institute Africa

Lean Summit Africa 2014 »

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Theme: Relentless Leadership
The 7th Lean Summit Africa is the summit for senior- and mid-level managers who aspire towards more proactive, purposeful leadership.
The Summit includes interactive workshops and presentations by local and international lean management experts, like Professor Norman Faull, Monwabisi Kalawe, Dr Johan Van Zyl, Laureen van Aswegen, Michelle Van Staden, Sizwe Nzima, Michael Ballé, Ian Glenday and Denise Bennett
When: 17-19 September 2014
Where: Vineyard Hotel Conference Centre, Cape Town
Find out all you need to know about this year’s Summit at - http://www.lean.org.za/lean-summit-2014/
Alternatively please contact Annie Matubatuba at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Contact number: 0027 11 023 6701

Download the event infographic below and read the full press release here http://www.gsb.uct.ac.za/Newsrunner/Story.asp?intContentID=1861

When: 17 September 2014 - 19 September 2014

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Host: Institut Lean France

4th European Lean IT Summit »

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Lean in IT
“What’s the point of hiring smart people if you don’t empower them to fix what’s broken?”
Ed Catmull, Pixar Cofounder, in his book “Creativity Inc.”

Ed Catmull has applied the Lean principles since day one at Pixar and he has built one of the most profitable technology companies where developing creative workers is the key to success.
At the Lean IT Summit you will meet the leaders who are applying similar strategies and shaping the future of information technology. You will learn to:
• Bring your organization into the Digital Age, walk the steps of Pixar, Google, Amazon or Spotify, and enter the Big Lead
• Provide your creative workers with an environment that enables agility, intensive collaboration and innovation
• Go fast! Discover how major companies from the media, banking, services and manufacturing industries use lean techniques to satisfy their customers and beat the competition.

Join the Summit to meet the CIOs who will share their lean journey:
- Pierre Masai, VP & CIO of Toyota Motor Europe
- Nunzio Cali, CTO & CIO of AlmavivA, Italy’s number one Information & Communication Technology provider
- Fred Mathijssen, European Technology Senior Director of Nike
- Sari Torkkola, CIO of Patria, leading defence provider in Finland.
We are pleased to welcome Carlos Condé, Chief Technology evangelist for Amazon Web Services EMEA as well.
Lean IT practitioners from ING Bank, BNP Paribas, Bombardier, LeMonde.fr and more will also share their experience.

Dan Jones and leading agile experts will also be there:
- Jeff Sutherland, the inventor of Scrum
- Jeff Gothelf, author of “Lean UX”
- Mary Poppendieck, author of “Lean Software development”.

Make the most of your stay in Paris: join one of the 3 master classes on 15 October.

Register at early bird rate until 4 July!
- Summit only: 960 € instead of 1,200 € at normal price
- Master class: 700 €
- Master class + summit: 1,660 €
We also have special rates for groups of 3 and up.
The conference will be held at Espace Diderot, located near Gare de Lyon station in Paris 12.

Visit the conference website to discover the program, the speakers and to register.

When: 15 October 2014 - 17 October 2014

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Education & Training

Host: Lean Institute Africa

Introduction to Lean ›

Understanding comes from doing. So this introductory course tells you “about” lean but also uses repeated cycles of an experiential learning game to allow understanding to develop. The workshop is … Read More ›

Host: Lean Enterprise Institute

Lean Supply Chain and Lean Distribution ›

This workshop is part of our new series of special programs which combine classroom learning with practical experience at the gemba. The workshop is conducted at the LeanCor Supply Chain … Read More ›

Host: Lean Enterprise Institute

LEI Workshop Series ›

SEATTLE, WA
September 16-19, 2014

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Publications

Planet Lean
Planet Lean

By · Released February 2014

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The Lean Startup
The Lean Startup

By Eric Rees · Released November 2013

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The Toyota Way
The Toyota Way

By Jeffrey K. Liker · Released December 2008

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Everything I Know About Lean I Learned in First Grade
Everything I Know About Lean I Learned in First Grade

By Robert Martichenko · Released March 2012

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Seeing the Whole Value Stream
Seeing the Whole Value Stream

By Dan Jones and , Jim Womack, with D. Brunt, M. Lovejoy · Released October 2011

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Gemba Walks
Gemba Walks

By Jim Womack · Released April 2011

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Building a Lean Fulfillment Stream
Building a Lean Fulfillment Stream

By Robert Martichenko, Kevin von Grabe · Released May 2010

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The Lean Manager
The Lean Manager

By Michael Ballé, Freddie Ballé · Released July 2009

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Follow the Learner
Follow the Learner

By Sami Bahri · Released August 2009

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Making Hospitals Work
Making Hospitals Work

By Marc Baker, Ian Taylor · Released July 2009

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