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Watch Dan Jones speak at the 2014 Lean Summit in the Netherlands

Watch Dan Jones speak at the 2014 Lean Summit in the Netherlands

Dan Jones
August 7, 2014

VIDEO - Dan Jones was one of the keynote speakers at this year's Lean Summit in The Netherlands. Here's a 15-minute excerpt of his talk, with some great insights into the state of lean thinking.


Speaker: Dan Jones, Chairman, Lean Enterprise Academy, UK


The summit was organized by the Lean Management Instituut, based in The Netherlands

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Spaghetti charts and physical distancing
April 20, 2020
Spaghetti charts and physical distancing

FEATURE – A simple lean tool can help us create safer flows in our businesses, a critical challenge as we plan our return to work with new physical distancing measures in place.

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Is our response to Covid-19 fundamentally flawed?
April 10, 2020
Is our response to Covid-19 fundamentally flawed?

OPINION – Discussing the lack of structured problem solving in the fight against the pandemic in Italy, the author makes the case for blanket-testing as a possible way to understand the current state.

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Womack on overcoming employee resistance to lean thinking
April 28, 2015
Womack on overcoming employee resistance to lean thinking

WOMACK'S YOKOTEN - Every practitioner has encountered employee resistance to lean at some point. Here's a few tips on how to win over naysayers and perhaps even turn them into some of your biggest supporters.

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Learn to see the green waste hidden in digital technology
September 6, 2017
Learn to see the green waste hidden in digital technology
green waste lean thinking digital tech

FEATURE – Not many people know that digital technology and the IT industry are rife with environmental waste. Discovering it and eliminating early can have beneficial effects on both the business world and the planet.

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