Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Resourses for Lean Veterinary Medicine

Here are some recommendations for further reading and web resources. At some point in the future, this post will be moved to a separate page of this blog to facilitate future additions and updates.
Enjoy! And, be sure to let us know what you think or if you have a recommendation for an addition to the list. 

Suggested Reading:
Follow the Learner: The Role of a Leader in Creating a Lean Culture by Sami Bahri, DDS
Management on the Mend, by Dr. John Toussaint
The High Velocity Edge, by Steven J. Spear
Transforming Health Care: Virginia Mason Medical Center's Pursuit of the Perfect Patient Experience by Charles Kenney
The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles From the World’s Greatest Manufacturer by Jeffrey K. Liker
Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation by Daniel P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones
Lean Lexicon: A Graphical Glossary For Lean Thinkers; 5th Ed. by the Lean Enterprise Institute
Value Stream Mapping for Healthcare Made Easy by Cindy Jimmerson
Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production by Taiichi Ohno
Workplace Management by Taiichi Ohno
Managing to Learn: Using the A3 Management Process to Solve Problems, Gain Agreement, Mentor, and Lead by John Shook
A3 Problem Solving for Healthcare: A Practical Method for Eliminating Waste by Cindy Jimmerson
Out of Crisis by W. Edwards Deming
Harvard Business Review article, "Time-and-Motion Regained

Web Resources:
Lean Enterprise Institute              
Mark Graban’s Lean Blog              
Kaizen Institute                 
Shingo Institute                  
Toyota TSSC                    
Toyota’s TPS page        

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