The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean : Lessons from the Road

by Jamie Flinchbaugh

Other authorsAndy Carlino, Dennis Pawley (Foreword)
Paper Book, 2006



Call number

IBMC Library - TS 183 F52 2006


Dearborn, MI : Society of Manufacturing Engineers


0872638316 / 9780872638310


"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."--Jacket.

Local notes

1. Think first : five principles of lean
2. People need leadership, not management : five leadership moves for lean
3. Learning can be expensive : five common lean pitfalls (and how to avoid them)
4. A thousand-step journey : five phases of the transformation roadmap
5. Pulling it all together : five dimensions of an operating system
6. Relearning to count : five lean accounting principles
7. Move it or lose it : five keys to lean material management
8. Service on a silver platter : five factors for lean service
9. The transformation of one : five practices for personal lean
10. Conversations from the road.
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