By Kevin Meyer and William Waddell
A categorized compilation of favorite posts from the Evolving Excellence blog, Evolving Excellence: Thoughts on Lean Enterprise Leadership offers different—even outright contradictory—viewpoints that explore various aspects of lean enterprise excellence.
In the shared desire to see American manufacturing thrive, authors Kevin Meyer and Bill Waddell have poured their knowledge, opinions, and ideas into their blog for the past two years. Sometimes tongue in cheek, usually provocative, occasionally humorous, but always passionate, they point out the failures of companies, organizations, and individuals in the manufacturing industry while also lauding those that understand true excellence. In Evolving Excellence, you'll find a bevy of different topics including:
• Learning from the masters of lean manufacturing
• Life, liberty, and the pursuit of manufacturing
• The false god of the almighty algorithm
• Looking lean vs. being lean
• The impending global struggle between workers and management
"If you love manufacturing then we hope you're reading Evolving Excellence. It's a must-read for manufacturers and those who dream." —Pat Cleary, Senior Vice President, National Association of Manufacturers
"The authors are knowledgeable and they tell it like it is.'—Bob Emiliani, author of Shingo Prize winning Better Thinking, Better Results
Evolving Excellence also includes a glossary of popular terms and a list of resources to help further your knowledge of excellence in manufacturing. Delve into this amazing collection, and discover the different facets of lean enterprise leadership!
By Kevin Meyer
Expected publishing date: September 2012