A fundamental, Lean must-read

Cover page for book Lean: Manage work as a flow system, 2nd edition by France Bergeron and Joanne Gaudet

Lean: Manage work as a flow system, 2nd edition. France Bergeron and Joanne Gaudet, 2020, Alpen Path Solutions Inc. Printed in Canada, 92 pages, colour cover, ISBN: 978-0-9947810-4-8. $23.95 plus $6.49 S&H on (includes $1.14 GST)

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This book offers an introduction to Lean management that applies in any context where effort is expended and there is a desire to improve (government, for-profit, not-for-profit, education and home contexts).

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Lean, science of work
  • Chapter 3: Lean organizational values
  • Chapter 4: Four scientific components of Lean
  • Chapter 5: Flow Experience, secret sauce of Lean
  • Chapter 6: Conclusion
  • Key takeaways
  • Sample problem / Countermeasure Card
  • Index

Many thanks for your reviews!

“A great introduction to lean.”

according to Daniel T. Jones, internationally-renowned Lean thinker and co-author of the world’s first books on Lean, commenting on the 1st edition

“Easily on the Top 2 of all the lean books and articles I have read in the last 10 years.”

from reader Vir, review posted on LinkedIn.

“It is a brilliant and easy introduction to Lean. I highly recommend it!”

from reader Klas Fjarstedt, posted on his website

Lean Pocket Guide to Optimising Flow, Joanne Gaudet and France Bergeron, 2017, Alpen Path Solutions Inc. Printed in Canada, 20 pages, colour cover, colour photos, ISBN: 978-0-9947810-2-4. Out of print.

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