4 min read

Lean Thinking vs. Cost Cutting with James Womack

By Corey Brown

When properly applied, lean manufacturing principles cut costs by reducing waste and focusing on value. But many companies make the vital mistake of confusing cost cutting with lean thinking. To better understand the relationships between costs, waste, and value, we sat down with one of the foremost experts of lean, Dr. James Womack, to discuss the foundational elements of what makes lean thinking, lean.

Topics: Continuous Improvement Book Club Series
7 min read

Book Club: "Leading Change"

By Corey Brown

Topics: Continuous Improvement Book Club Series Digital Transformation
5 min read

Kaizen and Standardization with Dr. Robert Maurer

By Corey Brown

We spoke with Dr. Robert Maurer, author of “Spirit of Kaizen,” a leading expert in the field of psychology and organizational change, about Kaizen and the role of standardization in improving processes and creating an efficient culture of continuous improvement.

Topics: Continuous Improvement Standard Work Book Club Series
4 min read

Understanding Value Streams with Karen Martin

By Corey Brown

Employee on-boarding is often overlooked in the business world. We spoke with Karen Martin, author of "Value Stream Mapping" about why all supportive processes are equally important and how leaders can distinguish between process-level improvements and strategic, value stream improvements. 

Topics: Continuous Improvement Book Club Series
4 min read

Book Club: “The Joy of Lean”

By Corey Brown

The Dozuki book club is your go-to place for industry books and resources. Our team curates knowledge from industry experts, letting you identify key takeaways and start implementing solutions quickly.

Topics: Continuous Improvement Book Club Series
5 min read

Book Club: “The Machine That Changed the World”

By Corey Brown

dThe Dozuki book club is your go-to place for industry books and resources. Our team curates knowledge from industry experts, letting you identify key takeaways and start implementing solutions quickly.

Topics: Continuous Improvement Book Club Series
4 min read

In Conversation with John Allwood

By Corey Brown

Topics: Standard Work Book Club Series
4 min read

Book Club: "Value Stream Mapping" (part 2)

By Corey Brown

The Dozuki book club is your go-to place for industry books and resources. Our team curates knowledge from industry experts, letting you identify key takeaways and start implementing solutions quickly.

Topics: Continuous Improvement Book Club Series
6 min read

Book Club: "Value Stream Mapping" (Part 1)

By Corey Brown

The Dozuki book club is your go-to place for industry books and resources. Our team curates knowledge from industry experts, letting you identify key takeaways and start implementing solutions quickly.

Topics: Continuous Improvement Book Club Series
8 min read

Book Club: "The Spirit of Kaizen"

By Corey Brown

About the Dozuki Book Club: Your go-to place for industry books and resources. Our team works hard to curate knowledge from industry experts, letting you quickly identify key takeaways and start implementing solutions.

Topics: Continuous Improvement Book Club Series