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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 Amazon.ca (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 http://www.klas.one/2020/04/03/a-good-read-about-lean/



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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