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Applying lean strategies/philosophy in education.
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How We Built a Lean Startup Inside a 200 Person Company

How We Built a Lean Startup Inside a 200 Person Company | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
RT @CamilleRoux: How We Built a Lean Startup Inside a 200 Person Company http://t.co/U1EipbaAZJ
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Lean projects within companies do not have to be large, but they have to follow a simple model and have built in mechanisms for measurement and itteration on short timescales.

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Solving the “Sustainment Problem” | The LEANing Post

Solving the “Sustainment Problem” | The LEANing Post | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
Leg 2 – developing people – it is paramount to success that you develop and build leadership capabilities in a continuous improvement environment. And, I am not only talking about executive leaders, I am talking about ...
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Drive Continuous Improvement With The Power of WHY? - Business 2 Community

Drive Continuous Improvement With The Power of WHY? - Business 2 Community | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
Business 2 Community Drive Continuous Improvement With The Power of WHY? Business 2 Community Drive Continuous Improvement With The Power of WHY?
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Eurofins unveils lean thinking lab

Eurofins unveils lean thinking lab | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
Eurofins Scientific has opened the doors of a food testing laboratory designed using lean thinking at Wolverhampton in the UK.
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Re-thinking spaces to support the functionality of a lean environment can happen.

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Coventry University - CUBIT Business Improvement Training

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CUBIT Training - Videos and pointpoint slides for learning about lean

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Lean Education :: Resources

Lean Education :: Resources | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
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Some resources for Lean in Education from Lean Education Enterprises

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7 Targets for Lean Innovation | EDIT INNOVATION | matthew e. may

7 Targets for Lean Innovation | EDIT INNOVATION | matthew e. may | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
Harvard Business Review published part one of a three part series I wrote that builds on my October HBR piece (The Less-is-Best Approach to Innovation) which identified three subtractive trends in innovation: lean features, ...
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To the Customer, You are the Company

New York Times bestselling author, Shep Hyken...


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Lean Viewed as Only a Toolkit is Destined to Fail - Lean CEO

Lean Viewed as Only a Toolkit is Destined to Fail - Lean CEO | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
In co-writing the book ?Toyota Culture?with Jeff Liker, Michael Hoseus had the opportunity to travel to many parts of the world and come into contact with (Lean Viewed as Only a Toolkit is Destined to Fail http://t.co/YzthYnaE)...
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Agile Creativity | Think with Google

Agile Creativity | Think with Google | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
Google's Agile Creativity initiative explores the leading tech-inspired best practices that agencies are applying in their organizations and processes. Find tips sourced from industry executives that can help maximize your agency's agility.
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Lean Six Sigma Money Belt Introduction Video | Free Lean Six Sigma Training Videos

Lean Six Sigma Money Belt Introduction Video | Free Lean Six Sigma Training Videos | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
Free Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Training Videos. Tips for Delivering Results - Be a Money Belt
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For education, the lean component of lean six sigma is more relevant but you just never know where measurement along the lines of six sigma may lead. These videos are short, easy to follow and provide some useful tools to use to start evaluating systems and processes.

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NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement

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Sevice industry approach to continuous improvement.  Some useful tools that are applicable to education sector.

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Introducing Lean Planning: How to plan less and grow faster

Introducing Lean Planning: How to plan less and grow faster | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
Today, I want to introduce you to a new concept for starting and growing successful companies: Lean Planning.
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5S Garage - An Introduction to 5S and Lean Principles

In a setting that should be familiar to everyone, the typical household garage, the audience is taken through each step of the 5S process from Sort through S...
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Starting small with 5S makes lean easy to understand and see the benefits.

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Lean Webinar Library

Lean Webinar Library | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
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While Lean has a manufacturing background, it is easy to see how it can be applied to a service industry.....just need to keep an open mind.  These webinars are an easy way to learn more about Lean as a foundation for thinking about how Lean can help improve education.

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Lean Manufacturing Visual Explanation

Lean Manufacturing Visual Explanation | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
What is lean manufacturing? A visual explanation of lean manufacturing (infographic) (We love this "Visual Explanation of Lean Manufacturing" infographic! Click the link below to see it!...
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Zappos CEO Talks Culture Fit and the Importance of Creating a 'Wow' Experience

Zappos CEO Talks Culture Fit and the Importance of Creating a 'Wow' Experience | Lean in Education | Scoop.it
Last week at the TED conference, Seesmic founder Loic Le Meur held an informal interview with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh (pronounced Shay), whisking him away to a bathroom to learn more about this forward thinking company and the man social media...
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Customer service focus - really makes a difference!

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Lean Principles Explained By Lego Movie

Here’s an interesting video that shows Lego characters – lego minifigures explaining several principles in Lean Manufacturing. It’s amusing, but it might be also be instructive. I...
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