PDF PRESENTATIONS AND PAPERS
A Quality Culture - Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late
This power point was presented at the 2009 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement and discusses the benefits and applicability of implementing and teaching Lean Continuous Improvement in K-12 schools.
Doing More with Less – Going Lean in Education
This white paper presents a brief overview of Lean management principles and their applicability to education. It also presents examples of how Lean process improvement has been used to improve education delivery and student performance while simultaneously saving costs.
The Education Catch-22
In this presentation we show how a series of actions perpetuate the downward spiral of public education.
The 9 Wastes in Education
Here we define 9 different kinds of waste, describe what each can look like, and where they can be found within the school system.
The Lean School
This presentation illustrates the components of a Lean school and its benefits.
Lean is More Than Tools
This power point presented at the 2008 International Lean Conference in Nashville, TN discusses the establishment of an organizational culture that respects the individual employee and the contributing work and expertise he/she provides in achieving the company’s goals as a fundamental requirement for success in any Lean initiative.
Level Loading the Curriculum
This power point presented at the 2006 Linking Lean Thinking to Education National Conference in Worcester, MA. explains how using the Lean methodology of Level Loading coupled with Brain Theory results in the guaranteed delivery of assigned curriculum as well as its mastery learning by students.
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