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    • Transitioning to a Lean Enterprise: A Guide for Leaders, Volume III, Roadmap Explorations 

      Bozdogan, Kirk; Milauskas, Ronald; Mize, Joe; Nightingale, Deborah; Taneja, Abhinav; e.a. (2000)
      Volume III of this guide may be used as an in-depth reference source for acquiring deep knowledge about many of the aspects of transitioning to lean. Lean change agents and lean implementation leaders should find this ...
    • Transitioning to a Lean Enterprise: A Guide for Leaders, Volume II, Transition-to-Lean Roadmap 

      Lean Advancement Initiative (2000)
      Volume II of this guide is a standalone reference model for assisting lean change agents and lean implementation teams in transforming the enterprise to a lean state. It is also of value to enterprise leaders and senior ...
    • Transitioning to a Lean Enterprise: A Guide for Leaders, Volume I, Executive Overview 

      Mize, Joe; Nightingale, Deborah; Taneja, Abhinav; Tonaszuck, David (2000)
      This Transition-To-Lean Guide is intended to help your enterprise leadership navigate your enterprise’s challenging journey into the promising world of “lean.” You have opened this guide because, in some fashion, you have ...
    • The Enterprise Level Roadmap 

      Lean Advancement Initiative (2000)
      The Enterprise Level Roadmap is part of a Transition-To-Lean Guide, a three volume set of materials designed to help a user navigate through the Roadmap at increasingly deeper levels of detail.
    • Production Operations Transition-To-Lean Roadmap 

      Lean Advancement Initiative (2000-06-05)
      Tool to help production operations improve competitive position.
    • Production Operations Level: Transition-To-Lean Roadmap 

      Lean Advancement Initiative (2000-06-05)
      This paper provides a roadmap for transitioning an existing production operation to one that fully implements a lean manufacturing philosophy. Integration of engineering, human resources, and business viewpoints are ...
    • LESAT: The Lean Enterprise Self Assessment Tool 

      Nightingale, Deborah (2001)
      The Lean Enterprise Self Assessment Tool overview.
    • Lean Enterprise Self-Assessment Tool (LESAT) Version 1.0 

      Lean Advancement Initiative (2001-08)
      The LESAT Development Team solicited input from a wide variety of LAI consortium members to determine the set of factors considered most important in transitioning to a lean enterprise. The team determined an overarching ...
    • Lean Enterprise Self Assessment Tool Version 1.0, Facilitator's Guide 

      Lean Advancement Initiative (2001-08)
      This manual is intended for product development (PD) personnel working on improving their own processes, and the lean change agents working with them. Its aim is to provide practical guidance for applying lean concepts to ...
    • Manufacturing System Design Framework Manual 

      Vaughn, Amanda; Fernandes, Pradeep; Shields, J. Tom (2002)
      Previous Lean Aerospace Initiative research in factory operations had indicated that the greatest performance gains are realized when the manufacturing system is designed from the top down and from supplier to the customer. ...
    • Roadmap for Building Lean Supplier Networks (Roadmap Tool) 

      Bozdogan, Kirk (2004-03-15)
      This tool represents a "how-to" implementation guide that lays out a structured process for evolving lean supply chain management capabilities in order to build lean supplier networks. The Roadmap Tool is linked to the ...
    • Supplier Networks Transformation Toolset (Version 1.0) General Description 

      Bozd, Kirk (2004-03-22)
      The Supplier Networks Transformation Toolset was developed by LAI's Supplier Networks Working Group and released as version 1.0 in March 2004. This toolset represents the 1.0 version of the LAI Supplier Networks Transformation ...
    • The Lean Enterprise Model (LEM) 

      Lean Advancement Initiative (2004-04)
      The Lean Enterprise Model (LEM) is a systematic framework for organizing and disseminating MIT research and external data source results of the Lean Aerospace Initiative (LAI). It encompasses lean enterprise principles and ...
    • LAI Research Overview 

      Nightingale, Prof. Debbie (2004-05-19)
      LAI research overview
    • Government Lean Enterprise Self Assessment Tool 

      Shields, Tom (2005-05)
      A general brief for those individuals who actually will perform the self-assessment.
    • Government LESAT as a Transformation Tool 

      Shields, Tom (2005-05)
      This tool is designed for use by the leadership team to obtain an understanding of what the Government LESAT is and how it can help their organization.
    • Government Lean Enterprise Self-Assessment Tool (Government LESAT) 1.0 

      Lean Advancement Initiative (2005-05-15)
      This Lean Aerospace Initiative (LAI) product utilizes elements of the Enterprise Transition To Lean (TTL) Roadmap and the Lean Enterprise Self-Assessment Tool (LESAT Version 1.0) to provide a structure and implementation ...
    • Product Development Value Stream Mapping (PDVSM) Manual Release 1.0 

      McManus, Hugh L. (2005-09)
      This manual is intended for product development (PD) personnel working on improving their own processes, and the lean change agents working with them. Its aim is to provide practical guidance for applying lean concepts to ...
    • Lean Enterprise Value (LEV) Simulation 

      Lean Advancement Initiative (2006)
      The Lean Enterprise Value (LEV) simulation is a unique tool for demonstrating the value, and challenges, of implementing lean principles and practices at the enterprise level. It currently comprises four modular simulations ...
    • Enterprise Strategic Analysis and Transformation Facilitator's Guide 

      Stanke, Alexis; Nightingale, Deborah; Bryan, F. Terry (2008-09)
      This document is intended as a guide for ESAT facilitators. It provides an overview of the ESAT process, but it is assumed that all facilitators are comfortably familiar with the process as described in the ESAT Guide ...