Lean For Collision Suggested Reading
What is Lean Six Sigma
By: Michael L. George, David Rowlands, Bill Kastle
A basic primer for all employees on using Lean Six Sigma to meet your company's goals and your customers' needs. Lean Six Sigma combines the two most important and popular quality trends of our time: Six Sigma and Lean Production. In this plain-English guide, you'll discover how this remarkable quality improvement method will help you identify and eliminate waste, cut costs and grow revenue, enhance your job skills, and even make work more meaningful.
Our Iceberg is Melting
By: Dr. John Kotter
A simple fable with profound lessons for working and living in an ever changing world. On the surface, Our Iceberg Is Melting is a simple story of a colony of penguins facing a dilemma. But contained within the story and the characters is a powerful message about the fear of change and how to motivate people to face the future and take action.
By: Mike Rother
Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results
Mike Rother investigates issues of management, leadership, improvement, adaptiveness and change. The findings explained in the book Toyota Kata will change how you think about lean, innovation and management.
Leading at a Higher Level
By: Ken Blanchard and the Founding Associates and Consulting Partners of The Ken Blanchard Companies
The definitive "Blanchard on Leadership"
30+ years of breakthrough insights in one extraordinary book
Lead at a Higher Level. Lead your people to greatness as you create high performing organizations that make life better for everyone. This book will guide you, inspire you, provoke you, and be your touchstone.
By: Dr. John Kotter
A practical approach to an organized means of leading, not managing, change. He presents an eight-stage process of change with highly useful examples that show how to go about implementing it. Based on experience with numerous companies, his sound advice gets directly at reasons that organizations fail to change, reasons that concern primarily the leader.