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 that Dr. Liker used to create this world-renowned publication and offer them in a series of bite-sized topic-specific learning modules. Follow along as we 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:
- Explain the core skill of a Lean Leader
- Associate problem-solving with closing a gap between the current state and your target
- Make a distinction between the Toyota Way philosophy and the traditional western philosophy