Do you have a suggested reading list for lean practitioners?

Yes, below are some good foundational reading for lean practitioners.

Basics of Lean

  1. Lean Six Sigma for Service - Michael George
  2. Lean Thinking - Jim Womack & Daniel T. Jones
  3. Lean Solutions - Jim Womack & Daniel T. Jones
  4. The Elusive Lean Enterprise - Keith Gilpatrick & Brian Furlong
  5. The Toyota Way and The Toyota Way Fieldbook - Jeffrey K. Liker
  6. Value Stream Management - Don Tapping
  7. Learning to See - Mike Rother & John Shook
  8. Creating Continuous Flow - Mike Rother & Rick Harris
  9. Becoming Lean - Jeffrey K. Liker
  10. The Machine that Changed the World - Jim Womack, Daniel T. Jones & Daniel Roos
  11. The Perfect Engine - Anand Sharma & Patricia E. Moody

Change Management

  1. Managing Transitions - William Bridges
  2. Teaching the Elephant to Dance - James Belasco
  3. The Wisdom of Teams - Jon Katzenbach & Douglas Smith
  4. Real Change Leaders - Jon Katzenbach
  5. Leading Change - John Kotter
  6. The Heart of Change - John Kotter
  7. Deep Change - Robert Quinn
  8. The Fifth Discipline - Peter Senge
  9. Action Learning in Action - Michael Marquardt
  10. Leading Change: Overcoming the Ideology of Comfort and the Tyranny of Custom - O’Tool
  11. Employees Survival Guide to Change - Prosci Research

Leadership

  1. The Servant - James C. Hunter
  2. The World’s Most Powerful Leadership Principle: How to Become a Servant Leader - James C. Hunter
  3. Shackleton’s Way - Margot Morrell & Stephanie Capparell
  4. The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others will Want to Follow - John C. Maxwell
  5. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team - Patrick Lencioni
  6. Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team - Patrick Lencioni
  7. Stewardship: Choosing Service Over Self-Interest - Peter Block
  8. The Leadership Engine - Noel Tichy
  9. Built to Last - Jim Collins & Jerry Porras
  10. Good to Great - Jim Collins
Program Area
Lean Enterprise
Topic(s)
Lean, Change Management, Leadership, Suggested Reading, Training, Professional Development

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