Akers, as he takes you on a lean journey that will transform every aspect your life from your home to the office. Isbn 9780984662289 2 second lean 3rd edition direct textbook. At its core, fastcap is a lean manufacturing company, determined to continuously improve everything, everyday. How to grow people and build a fun lean culture by paul a.
In the book, paul discusses the importance of thinking lean in everything you do. Oct 07, 20 what every marketer can learn by going lean. In the expanded second edition of the landmark book lean thinking, the authors revisit the companies studied in the first edition to discover that the continuing application of lean thinking has permitted these firms to prosper. You can download it for free from here the lean startup. Take a few hours, read 2 second lean and change your life. Paul akers is an innovator, who totally gets empowerment, culture building, and customer service. We made all material paths quick change out so the alignment on the. D, wild and crazy greeks interpretation of a somewhat sterile, sometimes boring. Sep 24, 2012 2 second lean is different than most books on the marketing written about lean manufacturingthinking. The lean startup by eric ries overdrive rakuten overdrive.
No flow charts or graphsjust the real life journey of one company and the astounding results lean thinking can produce. In the first of two new chapters, the authors track the trend in inventory turns the lean metric that cannot lie across all industries, singling out one. Paul writes in a nonacademic, easytounderstand style and provides plenty of examples on how anyone can start implementing the kaizen, japanese for good change, principles at home as well on the plant floor. In lean in, she shares her personal stories, uses research to shine a light on gender differences, and offers practical advice to help women achieve their goals. This has led our team to always be thinking lean in order to save time and money. Akers, as he takes you on a lean journey that will transform every aspect your life. Praise for running lean, second edition easily one of the best technical books on lean startup ever written.
You are currently logged out and can only view unlocked videos. Once you have w experienced the vast benefits of lean, you will crave it, want it, and do anything to get it. Because lean thinking has made an enormous difference in my life personally and professionally i wanted the title of this book. Read or listen to this book and be inspired by how easy and fun it. Its a practical way to improve your life every day by making a simple. Warrensburg collision lean ryans toolbox kaizen 2second lean lots of 2second improvements duration. Special thanks leanne akers, my wife, for being by my side and building an.
So when it comes to large factories that process upwards of thousands of daily orders or jobshops. Paul akers explains how the system blurs the distinction and soothes the frictions between labor and management by enlisting the brainpower of all employees from the top to the bottom. A summary of paul akers 2 second lean model lean smarts. Read this book and be inspired by how easy and fun it can be.
The books were so popular that joe was named the bestselling nonfiction author of 2016 and author. In just 30 minutes a day, in as few as 12 weeks, lee labrada will show you how to make profound, lifelong changes in your body. Team members are taught to improve and eliminate waste in small increments each and every week, or as we like to call them, 2 second improvements. Get your data out in the open where the whole company can see it. No flow charts or graphs just the real life journey of one company and the astounding results lean thinking can produce. Listen to all or parts of 2 second lean, 3rd edition now. Think all the talk about lean manufacturing is a bit boring and all about charts and graphs. Have you pulled back from seeking challenges in anticipation of having to carve outor someday having to carve outtime for a family life.
Read 2 second lean 2nd edition how to grow people and build a fun lean culture by paul a. Choose from printed 3rd edition or printed spanish 2nd edition or cd 2nd edition formats below. I have listened to and read all 3 editions of this audiobook and ebook. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading 2 second lean. Starfall, where children have fun learning to read. The public many times has a distorted opinion of government employees. Mar 02, 2007 lean production simplified, second edition covers each of the components of lean within the context of the entire lean production system. Usually, this discussion is around how to realign manufacturing processes in cells or value streams or sitting people across a value stream together for better communication in a business process. There is a lot discussion around big changes and improvements from lean thinking.
At the start of last year, our team implemented a walk and talk program inspired by 2 second lean, a book by paul akers. The authors straightforward common sense approach makes this book an easily accessible onthefloor resource for every operator. Read or listen to this book and be inspired by how easy and fun it can be. The 2 second lean is by far the leanest and most useful of the lot. How to grow people and build a fun lean culture kindle edition by akers, paul a download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. We know that many first wave lean implementations have not met these requirements, focusing on quick fixes and cost reductions. Running lean provides a better, faster way to vet new product ideas and build successful products. It delivers a comprehensive insiders view of lean manufacturing. Its a practical way to improve your life every day by making a simple 2 second improvement. Listen now paul akers website lean books lean culture. Eric ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. How to grow people and build a fun lean culture kindle edition by akers, paul a download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc. Oct 30, 2015 warrensburg collision lean ryans toolbox kaizen 2 second lean lots of 2 second improvements duration.
Zac the rat and other books, games, and movies follow a successful method of teaching reading with phonics. The story chronicles one mans personal journey with the discovery of lean and how he implemented it in his business and personal life. If you really want to benefit from lean, you should be prepared for a more comprehensive point of view and real changes in your organization. Acknowledgments editors angie vogt, who edited the original manuscript. Sep, 2011 the lean startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. This book isnt really about lean or continuous improvement but rather the transformation of a leader. What isnt talked about enough is driving to the 2 second improvement. These first wave activities alone eventually dont and wont last. The lean body promise holds the ultimate fatburning solution that will help you release the lean, strong body inside you. I was introduced to 2 second lean about a year ago and to be completely honest, i thought it was a hokey attempt at lean with a book cover that i thought was straight from a late night infomercial. The second wave of lean is about involving the workers, using creativity, learning and having fun. The nook book ebook of the 2 second lean 2nd edition. You might expect just a well written book that helps you to get lean quick. The book is available as a pdf, mp3, ebook, or even youtube video.
Dan martell founder, angel investor in running lean, ash has put together a book i wish id read before pursuing my. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading 2 second lean 3rd edition. If you would like to learn more about what it means to think lean, give us a call or come join us for our weekly walk and talk. That book seemed to generate a lot of discussion when i used it as a kick off for some management level training. How to grow people and build a fun lean culture paul a. Its a fun, visual, simple read which is good after you try and snooze your way through lean thinking lol for the record, i did like lean thinking.
Everyone is striving to perfect a process that is lean enough to increase efficiency on multiple levels, and decrease the maximum amount of waste. To ask other readers questions about 2 second lean, please sign up. We would like to encourage organizations to step up their commitment and practices and adopt a second wave of lean. Jul 25, 20 there is a lot discussion around big changes and improvements from lean thinking. Jun 18, 2015 with over two second improvements this year, there are more than five improvements shared with the company every week on average. The lean way makes it possible to build consensus around your companys goals and kpis, and improve the visibility regarding the status of your company continuous improvement efforts. Read 2 second lean how to grow people and build a fun lean culture by paul a. Lean in discussion guide for all audiences, march 20. Find 9780984662289 2 second lean 3rd edition by akers at over 30 bookstores.
Nov 03, 2014 at its core, fastcap is a lean manufacturing company, determined to continuously improve everything, everyday. Lean in 15 pdf download your free ebook from joe wickes now. The author helps the reader to grasp the system as a whole and the factors that animate it by organizing the book. We have continued pauls teaching and embrace and use the lean principles he writes so eloquently about in 2 second lean on a daily basis. Akers, as he takes you on a lean journey that will transform every. Lean manufacturing, the buzz words that have been echoing from the walls of management meetings to industrial factory floors. Go to 2 second lean resources by chapter other books by paul akers espanol thanks to juan pablo camargo what people are saying about the 2 second. Think all the talk about lean is a bit boring and all about charts and graphs. Its a great idea to familiarize yourself with companies practicing 2 second lean. Join author, business expert, radio show host, and international speaker, paul a. The book challenges us to change the conversation from what women cant do to what we can do, and serves as a rallying cry for us to work together to create a more equal world. Or go to books and then go to the what is 2 second lean column. Read this lean book and be inspired by how easy and fun it can be. Go to the playlist and look for the language you want.1110 1106 1392 560 1089 1419 247 1485 216 484 131 822 1075 70 1522 749 858 1321 330 1313 597 863 328 649 1168 530 875 381 1364 1253 928 632 443 1219 1177 685 409