Why Lean Transformation Fails: Common challenges to adopting new leadership and management system
Failure is merely a temporary weakening of momentum on the way to sustained success. Learning from past Lean transformation failures will help any organization mitigate against the many challenges of changing culture, management systems, and leadership styles.
Why Lean Transformation Fails is a brief it contains summaries, antcidotes, and reproduced content from organizations such as Virginia Mason Medical Center; New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc; Saturn Corporation; General Motors; Toyota; Toyota's suppliers; the Saskatchewan health System; ThedaCare; and Wiremold.
With a Foreword from Bob Emiliani, PhD and Afterword from Martial Durin the Managing Director, Kaizen Institute China; contributor, editor, and author Steven Leuschel pulls together stories and lessons anyone implementing a lean journey can learn from to overcome barriers of Lean transformation.