Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014
Lean management practitioners will converge on Orlando, FL, March 5-6, 2014, for the Lean Transformation Summit to hear leading manufacturing and service companies share practical details of how they are improving lean management systems with a strategy of “improve the work, develop the people.” The annual conference is sponsored by the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI).
Managers and executives from a cross-section of industries, including GE Appliances, Ingersoll Rand, Cardinal Health, the Food Bank For New York City, TaylorMade, Menlo Innovations, FONAona International, and Washington State government are among the presenters. LEI CEO John Shook will deliver the keynote.
“Presenters will share how they are delivering more value to customers by improving their lean management systems,” said Rachel Regan, LEI director of lean events and community support. It’s going to be one of our highest quality Lean Summits ever.”
In a unique format for plenary sessions, executives will describe their improvement strategies, then managers and continuous improvement professionals will explain the how-to tactics in breakouts. Plenary presenters are:
Special Session with James Womack
Management expert Jim Womack, award-winning business book author and LEI founder, will host a special “Lean Talks” session. The TED Talks-style breakout is open to selected audience members who can share a story that addresses the Summit’s theme of “Improve the work. Develop the people.” Womack is co-author of business book classics The Machine That Changed the World, Lean Thinking, and author most recently of Gemba Walks.
Other conference highlights include learning sessions on overcoming critical challenges to implementing a lean business system and workshops for building lean management skills and behaviors.
For more information and to register visit: http://www.lean.org/Events/2014_lean_transformation_summit.cfm , call 617-871-2900, or email registrar(at)lean(dot)org . The Summit will take place at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, 1751 Hotel Plaza Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
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About Lean Enterprise Institute
Lean Enterprise Institute Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Cambridge, MA, makes things better through lean research, education, publishing, and conferences. LEI supports lean initiatives such as the Lean Global Network, the Lean Education Academic Network, and the Healthcare Value Network. Visit LEI at http://www.lean.org for more information.