Lean Enterprise Institute Opens Registration for December 11 Webinar with Lean Transformation Leader and Former CEO Art Byrne

The free webinar plus Q&A with Art Byrne, author of The Lean Turnaround and legendary lean leader of 30 transformations, lasts one hour.

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Lean turnaround leader Art Byrne keynotes the March 2013 Lean Transformation Summit

Lean transformation leader and former CEO Art Byrne

While serving as CEO or an equivalent position, Byrne implemented lean principles in more than 30 companies.

Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 06, 2012

Legendary lean management leader Art Byrne, author of The Lean Turnaround and former Wiremold CEO, will share his lean transformation model in a free webinar December 11, 2013, called “The Value-Adding Lean CEO,” according to webinar host the Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI).

Complete details, including how to register, are available at the LEI webinar page.

During the one-hour session, Byrne will cover:

  • Why the traditional management approach to running a business gets strategy exactly backwards
  • Why lean is a time-based growth strategy that can turn around any company in any business
  • The essential principle that must be the foundational core of your lean strategy
  • 4 rules for transforming people, the only business asset that appreciates
  • The 4 most important lean principles a leader absolutely must master
  • How to leverage lean in the marketplace

A question and answer session will follow Byrne’s presentation.

Lean Transformation Summit
Byrne and other lean management leaders will explain their lean conversion model at LEI's Lean Transformation Summit, March 13-14, 2013, in Orlando. Complete details about workshop content, presenters , pre-conference workshops, discounts, and registration, are available at the Lean Transformation Summit Page.

Byrne currently is an Operating Partner with J.W. Childs Associates, a private equity firm specializing in leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations of middle-market growth companies, where he leads the implementation of lean management at Childs' portfolio companies.

While serving as CEO or an equivalent position, Byrne implemented lean principles in more than 30 companies (including subsidiaries) and 14 countries during the past 30 years, giving him a matchless knowledge of how to turn around companies using a lean strategy.

What is Lean?
The terms lean manufacturing, lean production, or lean management refer to a complete business system for organizing and managing product development, operations, suppliers, customer relations, and the overall enterprise. It requires less capital, material, space, time, or human effort to produce products and services with fewer defects to precise customer desires, compared with traditional modern management.

Toyota pioneered lean management as a complete business system after World War II. During the late 1980s, a research team headed by James Womack at MIT’s International Motor Vehicle Program coined the term “lean” to describe Toyota’s system.

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