LeanBlog Podcast #38 – Bob Emiliani, “Practical Lean Leadership”
Here is LeanBlog Podcast #38, our guest today is Bob Emiliani of the Center for Lean Business Management and, most recently, the author of Practical Lean Leadership: A Strategic Leadership Guide For Executives. It’s a workbook-style guide that forces you to think through your own leadership approach and your own situation, a book I enjoyed very much. In this podcast, we talk about “lean leadership,” “value added behaviors,” and some pitfalls to avoid in lean implementations.
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LeanBlog Podcast #38 Key Points & Key Words
- How Bob first got involved with Lean and, especially, the leadership component.
- What’s different about this new Lean book?
- What are some examples of “non-value-added” management activities or behaviors?
- A definition of kaizen that emphasizes that kaizen cannot be sub-optimizing, you must look at the whole
- Some errors to avoid in Lean implementation, avoiding “fake Lean”
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