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Online Training: Beyond Lean Tools: 4 Rules and 4 Capabilities to Make Your Lean Efforts Take Off Again

A CD-ROM training course produced by IndustryWeek, featuring Pascal Dennis

Date: This webinar is now available On-Demand.
Event Type: On-Demand Webinar
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Companies of all sizes suffer from "Big Company Disease".  Fog, complexity, bureaucracy, inertia, a disconnect from your customers -- these are all symptoms.  Many organizations use Lean tools to provide quick wins, but ROI is fragmented and unsustainable.  If you really want to embrace Lean, you need a remedy to Big Company Disease.

It's time to take Lean Thinking outside the factory to transform your entire organization.  Customers today demand speed, flexibility, efficiency and lower cost, and a new level of transparency.

View this special 2-hour IndustryWeek training featuring Lean expert Pascal Dennis, award-winning author of The Remedy -- Bringing Lean Out of the Factory to Transform the Entire Organization. You learn how to fight off corporate complacency and transform your organization using Lean Thinking, the Four Rules of Lean and the Four Capabilities. You learn about:

    The nature and symptoms of Big Company Disease
    Root Causes of Big Company Disease
    The Remedy -- Four Rules and Four Capabilities
    How Lean Mental Models cut through thick corporate fog
    What you can do today to begin your transformation

Using numerous examples and case studies, Pascal helps you understand the nature of crippling Big Company Disease, its root causes, and the countermeasures that Lean Thinking provides.

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Pascal Dennis
Lean expert and Shingo Prize winning author

Pascal Dennis is an author, engineer and President of Lean Pathways Inc., a successful international consultancy. Pascal learned the Toyota Business System in leadership positions at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC), and has worked extensively with lean masters from North American and Japan. He has supported lean implementations at international companies in the health care, automotive, process, construction and service industries. The focus of his work is strategic planning and execution, new product development, safety, quality, delivery and cost management, and business process improvement. Pascal is a faculty member of the Lean Enterprise Institute.

Pascal's latest book is The Remedy: Bringing Lean Thinking Out of the Factory to Transform the Entire Organization. He is also the author of Lean Production Simplified, Andy & Me: Crisis and Transformation on the Lean Journey, and Getting the Right Things Done: a Leader's Guide to Planning & Execution, all winners of the Shingo Research Prize. Pascal holds bachelor's and master's degrees in science and engineering, respectively, from the University of Toronto.

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