tools & Resources
American Society for Quality (ASQ)
A knowledge-based global community of quality professionals dedicated to promoting and advancing quality tools, principles, and practices in their workplaces and communities. Wide range of resources relevant to Lean in higher education.
Bob Emiliani Lean Leadership
M.L. “Bob” Emiliani is a professor, researcher, author, and historian of progressive management. A long-time TPS/Lean practitioner and the first to focus on Lean leadership as an area of scholarly study. He provides many useful tools, including a manual for leading kaizen events.
Resources provided by Mike Rother, author of a number of books including ‘Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results’.
University of St. Andrews Lean
Focuses on Lean in Higher Education and provides resources including ‘Becoming Lean: A Pocket Guide’ and ‘Becoming a Lean University: The Case of the University of St Andrews.’