Dr. Liker’s book, Developing Lean Leaders at All Levels: A Practical Guide was a 2016 winner of the SHINGO RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATION AWARD. We have taken the time to extract the individual seminars and lectures of Dr. Liker used to create this world-renowned publication and offer them in a series of Byte-Sized, topic specific learning modules. Follow along as we see and hear Dr. Liker at those actual presentations delivered first hand to the students of Lean and Lean Practitioners.
Follow along as Dr. Liker explains the Lean Leadership Development Model (LLDM), and how it aligns with the accepted principles of operational excellence. Learn about the behaviors required to sustain it long-term. Understand how leadership must walk the talk of True North. Find out how to actively engage in developing lean leader skills.
The teaching objectives for this section are the following:
1.Summarize the “Great Company” characteristics in Jim Collins’ book Good to Great.
2.Use these characteristics as a backdrop for our discussion of the great company—Toyota.