Great ideas, especially adopting the culture is how it works for you. Obviously, no system is a panacea, and Mann says you have to spend time every day comparing your actual performance to what you expected from each process. There have been some successes and even though it is very difficult no one wants to go back. For example, Mann has a whole chapter on Sensei and Gemba walks. Dec 29, Bob Wallner rated it it was amazing Shelves:
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Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions 3. Add to Wish List. Mann does a thorough job of explaining each of the management elements and provides numerous case studies and examples.
Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions
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A value stream manager for a Tier 1 automobile parts supplier recently declared that the biggest obstacle to sustaining lean is the lack of manager discipline. I wouldn't have read otherwise. Kirsty Keddie rated it liked it Mar 08, The Missing Link in Lean: In health care these walks could be called concurrent rounding or managerial rounds, but not just rounding on patients - rounding on staff and other leaders as they do their work. Reviews "This book became an instant classic in the literature of professional operations.
Book Review- Creating a Lean Culture by David Mann
Filled with practical advice, case examples, and tools, the book has helped organizations in mining and energy, discrete, process, and technology manufacturing, healthcare, services, and administration to make their lean transformations an ongoing success. A friend who also read the book didnt like it because it used a lot of jargon and did not follow the It goes culfure do what it says to do but one key thing it manb tell you is the cost of change.
Solving Problems and Improving ProcessesRapidly.
It provides a practical guide to implementing the missing links needed to sustain a lean implementation. Lastly, the natural consequence of implementing lean is that as waste is eliminated the need for attention to detail increases.
Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions, Third Edition
Already read this title? I would love to work for a company that takes the perspective of this text seriously in the 'how' of their business!
Creating a Lean Culture helps lean leaders succeed in their personal batch-to-lean transformation. Mann then makes the point that just like an automobile, all cultre these systems need to work together to get you where you want to go.
Mann's book is an excellent start toward Lean Leadership as 'process-dependent' rather than 'person-dependent' in style. Obviously, no system is a panacea, and Mann says you have to spend time every day comparing your actual performance to what you expected from each process.
It's because managers fail to follow up! What Should You Do? Mann includes learning to see what is not there Learning Lean Management by Being.
Another point made in the same presentation was that it takes many improvements to free up substantial fulture to work on the long-term structural changes. Overcopies of this field best seller are in print. Passion for Lean Attribute 2: Mann is a frequent consultant trainer and speaker on Lean leadership and management, a Shingo Prize examiner, and a faculty member in management science at the Fisher College of Business, the Ohio State University.
Creating a Cultture Culture: Required reading at work. Books by David Mann.