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LEAN SUMMIT AFRICA

Summit Purpose

To encourage the African lean community to advance their lean thinking and practice and to collaborate and network with like-minded improvement enthusiasts.

Bringing the African lean community together

Our annual lean conference alternates between the Lean Summit Africa and Lean Healthcare Summit. This event brings you, our community, together to learn, share and energise your lean effort.

Gathering the best lean stories

We curate and vet our speakers to deliver a diverse and relevant programme to enrich your learning journey. Drawing on renowned, international speakers such as Jim Womack, Dan Jones, John Shook, Mike Rother, Michael Ballé and John Toussaint, our Summit is unique and we invite you to join us.

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Failing Forward

I grew up amongst the Batswana, where I would regularly  eat ting ya mabele (a traditional fermented sorghum porridge) at home, and at celebratory and family events. I did not know how to prepare it and given that it’s now something that I cannot access easily in my...

Why Best Practices Fail to Spread

By John S. Toussaint, MD, and Montgomery “Monk” Elmer, MD This is taken from the Catalysis website, with permission from Dr John Toussaint and Dr Montgomery Elmer, the authors: "The spread of “best practices” is important in today’s rapidly evolving health care...

Lean helps save lives in South Africa

FEATURE – Only when we go where the action is, do we begin to truly understand the work. Rose Heathcote joins the Emergency Medical Services in Cape Town for a day. Words: Rose Heathcote, who took part in the ride along while she was CEO of Lean Institute Africa. How...

Taking the lean leap in private healthcare

INTERVIEW – A private healthcare group in South Africa has carefully studied the unique challenges it faces and customized its approach to improvement accordingly, embarking on a lean journey to better patient care. Interviewee: Sharon Vasuthevan, Nursing and Quality...

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