Lean QuickStart Guide

A Simplified Beginner's Guide To Lean Paperback

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Lean QuickStart Guide – You’ve heard the terms, and you’ve read rave reviews about the results. Lean is here to stay and it is changing the way businesses thrill their customers and create a lasting competitive edge.

Lean QuickStart Guide is the best-selling beginner’s guide to Lean methodology. This book provides you with the foundational tools you need to understand Lean thinking and harness the power of the exact methods that have been creating unmatched levels of efficiency and success for modern manufacturers.

This QuickStart Guide is a valuable tool for both beginners and experts. Written with comprehension and ease of learning in mind, Lean QuickStart Guide is as valuable and actionable as it gets. Business author Benjamin Sweeney leaves the jargon and the confusing industry language at the door for a concise self-paced learning journey that is at home on the factory floor or in the college classroom.

Complex concepts are simplified and accompanied by extensive charts, graphs, and instructive illustrations to aid and accelerate the learning process.


  • The story behind Foundational Lean Terminology
  • The six components of Lean Philosophy
  • The “pull production” philosophy of Lean production
  • The Importance of Value Stream Mapping
  • Tools for Effective Value Stream Mapping
  • Kaizen, Takt Time, Poke Yoke, SMED, and Production Leveling


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1st edition

Published Date

May 5, 2015

Page Count

162 pages


978-1-945051-16-6 (eBook)
978-0-9963667-0-0 (paperback)
978-1-945051-19-7 (hardcover)
978-1-945051-84-5 (audiobook)


6 x 0.4 x 9 inches

Shipping Weight

9.6 ounces

Audiobook Length

1 hour and 14 minutes

eBook Formats

.epub, .mobi

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  • The Problem-Solving 5 “Whys” and A3 Templates
  • Summary OEE Reference Guide
  • Customer Data Collection Template
  • Fishbone Diagram For Uncovering Defective Production

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