Our books support the implementation of lean practices throughout an organisation and help to create and sustain a lean culture. A complimentary e-copy is available on approval to trainers and consultants who could use them to support their services, and to continuous improvement professionals who are overseeing lean transformation and other large lean projects within their own organisation.

Lean Human Resources: Redesigning HR Processes for a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Lean Human Resources: Redesigning HR Processes for a Culture of Continuous Improvement

This book addresses a critical issue facing organizations undertaking lean transformation or attempting to create a lean culture of continuous improvement. People are the single biggest factor necessary to ensure success, but it is common for the role of the HR department to be overlooked.

Cheryl M. Jekiel, who has been implementing Lean initiatives out of HR offices for more than 20 years, defines the people-related approaches and practices required for success.

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Creating a Lean CultureCreating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions

This award-winning book provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a culture that has your stakeholders throughout the organizational chart involved and invested in the outcome.

It teaches you how to successfully navigate the politics in cross-functional process improvement projects, and to engage executives in ways that are personally meaningful to them. If you are a leader at any level in an organization undergoing or considering a Lean transformation, this is where you should start and finish … and start again.

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New Titles

1st Edition
Flatlined: Why Lean Transformations Fail and What to Do About It
USD $29.95
March 25, 2020 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9780367247782
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130 Pages

3rd Edition
Uptime: Strategies for Excellence in Maintenance Management, Third Edition
USD $58.95
August 18, 2015 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9781482252378
Hardback
534 Pages


2nd Edition
Leading the Lean Enterprise Transformation
USD $59.95
September 26, 2012 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9781439859872
Hardback
264 Pages

1st Edition
Understanding A3 Thinking: A Critical Component of Toyota's PDCA Management System
USD $44.95
March 07, 2008 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9781563273605
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184 Pages


1st Edition
Validating a Best Practice: A Tool for Improvement and Benchmarking
USD $49.95
July 27, 2020 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9780367443917
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278 Pages

2nd Edition
Lean Human Resources: Redesigning HR Processes for a Culture of Continuous Improvement, Second Edition
USD $39.95
June 02, 2020 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9781138595385
Paperback
272 Pages


1st Edition
The Blendification System: Activating Potential by Connecting Culture, Strategy, and Execution
USD $32.95
May 27, 2020 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9780367819354
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332 Pages

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Becoming the Supervisor: Achieving Your Company's Mission and Building Your Team
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May 21, 2020 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9780367862190
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196 Pages


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The Binary Firm: Digital Management Transformation for the Non-Digital Organization
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May 14, 2020 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9780367897574
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294 Pages

1st Edition
Disrupting Corporate Culture: How Cognitive Science Alters Accepted Beliefs About Culture and Culture Change and Its Impact on Leaders and Change Agents
USD $39.95
August 18, 2020 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9780367280864
Hardback
254 Pages


1st Edition
Get in Gear: The Seven Gears that Drive Strategy to Results
USD $29.95
August 20, 2020 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9780367471491
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198 Pages