By Jerry Bussell

Leaders of lean-thinking agencies require a few precise, even contradictory features. they have to be servants in addition to trailblazers, strong listeners and mentors in addition to visionaries and workforce gamers. whereas conventional businesses could possibly get by way of with outdated, command-and-control managers, lean businesses want the skills, enthusiasm, and critiques of each individual. which means leaders needs to serve the folk and the methods whereas guiding every person towards pleasurable the organization's real objective. it's a tall order and, in lots of methods, a brand new definition of management.

For 30 years, Jerry Bussell studied management whereas bringing lean practices to businesses comparable to Medtronic and turning into a passionate, recognized recommend for lean. In that point, he observed many lean tasks fail via loss of management or repeated missteps by way of these responsible. knowing that leaders infrequently understood the desires of a company that's turning into hugely effective, self-motivated and development pushed, he got down to support. In a lean setting, finally, actual management isn't a nicety; it's a necessity.

In this e-book, Jerry identifies the 10 crucial features of a lean chief and illustrates these characteristics with tales from smooth CEOs and certainly one of this country's maximum leaders, President Abraham Lincoln. no matter if you're a CEO or working your first Kaizen occasion, this ebook will maintain you engaged and assist you concentrate on the behaviors and attitudes which are necessary to developing the type of non-stop closed-loop development that's the center of lean thinking.

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