A Recipe for Excellence: 50 Ingredients That Drive Organizational Performance (PDF) - Brian S. Lassiter, President, Performance Excellence Network (PEN)
Optimizing Student Learning: A Lean Systems Approach to Improving K-12 Education - Betty Ziskovsky and Joe Ziskovsky
Transforming the Culture and Machinery of Government Toward Sustained Improvment (pdf) - Jack Ditmore
Improving Service Delivery in Government with Lean Six Sigma (pdf) - John Maleyeff
Leading and Managing Change (pdf) - Norm Schultz
Learning to See: Value Stream Mapping to Add Value and Eliminate Muda - Mike Rother, John Shook, et al.
Leading Change - John P. Kotter
We Don't Make Widgets: Overcoming the Myths that Keep Government from Radically Improving - Ken Miller
Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions - David Mann
Enterprise Lean Business Case
The business case for Minnesota’s Enterprise Lean program calls for incorporating “Lean Thinking” principles into the culture of state government. Fundamental to this objective is the creation of an Enterprise Lean management function and process that applies Lean principles and practices via a methodical, planned approach into all areas of the Executive Branch of Minnesota state government.