Lead 2 Lean Solutions Inc.
Recommended Readings

Lean Resources

Creating a Lean Culture, 2nd Edition
- David Mann

Lean Thinking (new edition)
– James Womack & Daniel Jones

The New Economics (for industry, government and education) – 2nd Edition
– W. Edwards Deming

Inside the Mind of Toyota
– Satoshi Hino

Toyota Production System Beyond Large-Scale Production
– Taiichi Ohno

The Machine that Changed the World
– James Womack, Daniel Jones and Daniel Roos

The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership – Achieving and Sustaining Excellence through Leadership Development
– Jeffery Liker & Gary Convis

The Toyota Way, 14 Management Principles
– Jeffery Liker

The Effective Executive
– Peter Drucker

The Art of Supportive Leadership
– J. Donald Walters

If Disney Ran Your Hospital
– Fred Lee

Zero Quality Control
– Shigeo Shingo

– Dr. Atul Gawande

Silos, Politics and Turf Wards: A Leadership Fable about Destroying the Barriers that Turn Colleagues into Competitors
– Patrick Lencioni

Lead with Respect: A novel of lean practice
– Michael Balle & Freddy Balle

Leading the Lean Healthcare Journey: Driving Culture Change to Increase Value
– Joan Wellman

Everything I learned about Lean I learned in First Grade
– Robert Martichenko

Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results
– Mike Rother

Influencer: The Power to Change Anything
– Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler

Gemba Walks
– James Womack

Testimonials & Results

During his tenure as Board Chair, Jim was an advocate and supporter of the adoption of the Saskatchewan lean management system. Not only was he involved in setting and supporting this strategy, he also walked the talk. Jim was the first board chair to become a fully certified lean leader in Saskatchewan.

- Jackie Mann, Vice President Integrated Health Services at Saskatoon Health Region

Jim is committed to lean methodology with his strong focus on safety and continuous improvement as tools to transform our health system. His is a natural and insightful provincial leader.

- Richard Anderson, Board Chair at Heartland Health Region


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  • 525 46th Street East
  • Saskatoon, SK Canada
  • S7K 0W8


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