So, Why Free Lean?
In Today's Economic Climate - Free is Good!
Hello and welcome!
As an example of innovation and value, this free lean site is committed to make "lean thinking" concepts of continuous
improvement highly accessible for practitioners throughout North America. Guided by this idea, our primary focus is on
accelerating the developmental process, sustaining the effort, and most importantly - driving for results.
Website Founder - Jay Watson The Case Against Free Lean
The majority of the training modules are absolutely free to download and modify as needed. A management improvement process
focused on elements of Safety, Quality, and Speed of Execution provides a framework for action. More foundational material
developed in power point, word, and excel formats is ready to customize to fit your particular need. Click around to see what we have to offer!
Try this excellent TPS Overview (Dr. Woll)
15 minute "Quick Start" lessons:
Practical application of Lean Transformation! click here
for 3 REAL-LIFE CASE STUDIES from Operations Director, Bill Foughty.
Learn More click here
for some addtional case studies from Lean Certification Online.
Deep Thoughts (not necessarily by Jack Handy) Click here for
Free Blog on Lean Enterprise Leadership!
Hitchhikers do not travel a fixed path. They intentionally wander so they can learn and grow along the way.
Embarking on the lean journey is similar, there are many roads on which to wander and no single one is right for
all. "The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean: Lessons from the Road" reveals the most critical lessons learned over the
authors' combined 30-plus years of exploring the lean highways. Checkout this great book today!
Safety, Quality and Speed of Execution sayings inspire and motivate team members.
Outlines the book - Creating A Lean Culture
by David Mann. Utilize these questions and discuss answers at one-hour weekly planning meetings
with the Site Leadership Team. Answers
is a collection of free resources about quality improvement that were written by
graduate and undergraduate students. The FreeQuality web site originated as a result of the teamwork
by Penn State University - Quality and Manufacturing Management graduate students. This work was
carried on by the students of Boise State University and is now housed at Brigham Young University.
At BYU, undergraduate and MBA students are lending their talents to making this an even better
resource for quality professionals.
more Training Material
read the AME overview
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