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Crucial Conversations - Patterson,K., Grenny,J., McMillan, R., Switzler, A. (summary)

In their book Crucial Conversations, Pattersson, Grenny, McMillan and Switzler describe seven steps to impro

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The four levels of Lean Maturity

As a real lean enthusiast, I am stunned how many people introduce lean tools in their processes without success.

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Deep Work - C.Newport (summary)

In his book, deep work, Cal Newport describes four rules which can help you to stay focused on the things that make y

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Takt-, Cycle-, Process-, and Lead time

Lean distinguishes itself form other methods by focusing mainly on time.

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Nonviolent Communication - M.Rosenberg (summary)

In Nonviolent communication, Marshall Rosenberg describes a way of communicating with empathy and focus on p

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Practical Problem Solving (3C & 5W)

Next to improving the flow of goods and services in a value stream, Lean also focusses on improving the flow of probl

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Leader Standard Work

A Lean organization is driven by its standards.

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Pull connections - The 3 strategies

A Pull process is a process in which a workstation starts to work on his next order only when there is a fre

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5S in the office

Lean is a culture, a way of thinking, and includes principles and tool that can be applied everywhere: at home, in pr

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Ms.Outlook (E-mail)

For most managers, they are the most time consuming activity there is: E-mails.

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Getting Things Done - D.Allen (summary)

In his book Getting things done, David Allen describes a system which helps to achieve a life with ´mind lik

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The Corporate Athlete - K.Gonnissen & A.Goudsmet (summary)

In The Corporate Athlete, Koen Gonissen and Alain Goudsmet describe a holistic approach for maximal personal

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One Small Step Can Change Your Life - R.Maurer (summary)

In One Small Step Can Change Your Life – the Kaizen Way, Robert Maurer describes the power of Kaizen in a pe

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First Things First - S.Covey (summary)

In his book First Things First, Stephen Covey describes setting priorities as the most important aspect of s

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Daily Management Boards

Team boards are used for communication within shifts, between shifts and between different departments.

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The Pull Principe - In Production, the Office & in Life

One of the most important principles in the Lean Philosophy is the Pull Principle.

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Teamwork and the Importance of Trust

The word team is often explained as “Together Everybody Achieves More”.

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Dream Dare Do - B.Tiggelaar (summary)

In his book Dream Dare Do, Ben Tiggelaar describes three steps to change personal behavior.

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Thinking, Fast & Slow - D. Kahneman (summary)

This fantastic book, thinking, fast and slow, is full of psychological explanations of humans behaving irrat

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Coach Yourself to Succes - T. Miedaner (summary)

Coach yourself to success by Talane Miedaner contains 101 tips, divided over 10 categories, to attract success in you

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7 Habits of highly Effective People - S. Covey (summary)

The seven Habits of highly effective people is Stephen Coveys most famous book, in which he describes 7 habits a pers

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