We are often asked for recommendations on books and articles.
With the extra time we all have during the lock down, we thought we'd start a discussion of best reads for Lean practitioners. Here are some of our favorites ...
The High-Velocity Edge: How Market Leaders Leverage Operational Excellence to Beat the Competition by Steven J. Spear
Decoding the DNA of the Toyota Production System - Harvard Business Review by Steven Spear and H. Kent Bowen
Toyota Production System, Beyond Large-Scale Production by Taiichi Ohno
Toyota Kata, Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness, and Superior Results by Mike Rother
Competing Against Luck, The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice by Clayton Christensen. Daddy Hall, Karen Dillon and David Duncan
Why Do We Undervalue Competent Management? - Harvard Business Review by Sadun, Bloom, and Reeen
Add your ideas or great reads to build the list.
Other suggested readings:
Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation by Daniel T. Jones and James P. Womack
The Machine That Changed the World by and Daniel T. Jones and James P. Womack and Danial Roos