links to lean resources
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The website for all the lean institutes around the world. Check here to find the lean institute closest to you.
The British lean institute started by Dan Jones. Also a rich source of information and insight on lean management.
The official online magazine of Lean Global Network. Planet Lean brings you the best insights on lean from around the world.
The official online magazine of Lean Enterprise Institute. Lean Post shares how the world is making things better through lean.
The blog by Mark Graban, the author of “Lean Hospitals”, a regular commentator on lean topics of interest.
IHI is one of the leading disseminators of knowledge and practice on lean in healthcare (aka quality improvement) in America and around the world.
The Training Within Industry Institute website is a resource for TWI training, certification, coaching, networking, and education for the growing community of practitioners and trainers.
A community and website devoted to the application of lean in non-governmental and not-for-profit organisations.
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