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Womack and Jones: the fathers of lean thinking interviewed

Womack and Jones: the fathers of lean thinking interviewed

Dan Jones and Jim Womack
December 22, 2014

VIDEO INTERVIEW - At last month's UK Lean Summit, we sat down with Dan Jones and Jim Womack, founding fathers of lean thinking, to discuss the evolution, current state and future of the methodology.


Interviewees: Dan Jones, Lean Enterprise Academy; Jim Womack, Lean Enterprise Institute

Interviewer: Roberto Priolo, Editor, Planet Lean



THE INTERVIEWEES

Jim Womack photograph

Daniel Jones and Jim Womack are co-authors of the seminal books The Machine that Changed the World, Lean Thinking and Lean Solutions and co-founders of the lean movement. Dan is founding chair of the Lean Enterprise Academy in the UK, while Jim served as chairman and CEO of the Lean Enteprise Institute in the US from 1997 to 2010.


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