Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Lean books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
- The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed (2004)
- 2 Second Lean (How to Grow People and Build a Fun Lean Culture at Work & at Home, 3rd Edition) (2014)
- Lean Production Simplified, Third Edition (2015)
- Creating a Lean Culture (2014)
- Lean For Dummies (2012)
- LEAN: Ultimate Collection – Lean Startup, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum (2018)
- The Lean Sensei (2019)
- Lean QuickStart Guide: A Simplified Beginner’s Guide To Lean (2015)
- The Lean Farm: How to Minimize Waste, Increase Efficiency, and Maximize Value and Profits with Less Work (2015)
- Lean Hospitals (2016)
- Lean Six Sigma For Dummies (2015)
- Leading Lean Software Development: Results Are not the Point (2009)
- The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses (2001)
The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed (2004)
The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook blends Lean and Six Sigma tools and concepts, providing expert advice on how to determine which tool within a “family” is best for different purposes. Packed with detailed examples and step-bystep instructions, it’s the ideal handy reference guide to help Green and Black Belts make the transition from the classroom to the field.
2 Second Lean (How to Grow People and Build a Fun Lean Culture at Work & at Home, 3rd Edition) (2014)
2 Second Lean will flip your world right-side up. It’s a practical way to improve your life every day by making a simple 2 second improvement. Join author, business expert, radio show host, and international speaker, Paul A. Akers, as he takes you on a LEAN journey that will transform every aspect your life from your home to the office. **3rd Edition includes 5 New Chapters
Following in the tradition of its Shingo Prize-winning predecessors, Lean Production Simplified, Third Edition gives a clear overview of the structure and tools of the Lean production system. Written for the practitioner by a practitioner, it delivers a comprehensive insider’s view of Lean management. The author helps readers grasp the system as a whole, as well as the factors that animate it, by organizing the book around an image of a house of Lean production.
Creating a Lean Culture (2014)
Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award The new edition of this Shingo Prize-winning bestseller provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a culture that has your stakeholders throughout the organizational chart involved and invested in the outcome.
Lean For Dummies (2012)
Have you thought about using Lean in your business or organization, but are not really sure how to implement it? Or perhaps you’re already using Lean, but you need to get up to speed. Lean For Dummies shows you how to do more with less and create an enterprise that embraces change. In plain-English, this friendly guide explores the general overview of Lean, how flow and the value stream works, and the best ways to apply Lean to your enterprise.
LEAN: Ultimate Collection – Lean Startup, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum (2018)
LEANLean Startup, Lean Analytics, Lean Enterprise, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Scrum, Kaizen LEAN STARTUP LEAN ANALYTICS LEAN ENTERPRISE KAIZEN SIX SIGMA AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT KANBAN SCRUM
The Lean Sensei (2019)
What is a lean sensei and what exactly do they do?
Lean QuickStart Guide: A Simplified Beginner’s Guide To Lean (2015)
Lean Waste Reduction and Process Optimization Simplified Are you struggling to combat waste within your organization? Lean is the answer.< | ENHANCED & EXPANDED SECOND EDITION | Now even easier and more helpful than before! You've heard the terms, and you'veve read rave reviews about the results. Lean is here to stay and it is changing the way businesses thrill their customers and create lasting competitive edge.
The Lean Farm: How to Minimize Waste, Increase Efficiency, and Maximize Value and Profits with Less Work (2015)
A practical, systems-based approach for a more sustainable farming operation To many people today, using the words “factory” and “farm” in the same sentence is nothing short of sacrilege. In many cases, though, the same sound business practices apply whether you are producing cars or carrots.
Lean Hospitals (2016)
Organizations around the world are using Lean to redesign care and improve processes in a way that achieves and sustains meaningful results for patients, staff, physicians, and health systems. explains how to use the Lean methodology and mindsets to improve safety, quality, access, and morale while reducing costs, increasing capacity, and strengthening the long-term bottom line.This updated edition of a Shingo Research Award recipient begins with an overview of Lean methods.
Lean Six Sigma For Dummies (2015)
Are you looking to make your organisation more effective and productive? If you answered “yes,” you need to change the way it thinks. Combining the leading improvement methods of Six Sigma and Lean, this winning technique drives performance to the next level—and this friendly and accessible guide shows you how.
Building on their breakthrough bestsellers Lean Software Development and Implementing Lean Software Development, Mary and Tom Poppendieck’s latest book shows software leaders and team members exactly how to drive high-value change throughout a software organization—and make it stick.
The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses (2001)
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Best Lean Books Worth Your Attention
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The Ultimate Body Plan: 75 easy recipes plus workouts for a leaner, fitter you
Author(s): Gemma Atkinson
ID: 2305358, Publisher: Harper Thorsons, Year: 27 Dec 2018, Size: 42 Mb, Format: epub
Management of Multiple Pregnancies: A Practical Guide
Author(s): Leanne Bricker, Julian N. Robinson, Baskaran Thilaganathan
ID: 3420872, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2023, Size: 33 Mb, Format: pdf
Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works
Author(s): Ash Maurya
ID: 3073765, Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Year: 2022, Size: 7 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are really record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.