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Description
Link
Year
Type
Source
Humanitarian Operations and Supply Chain Management Lab (HumOSCM)
We apply scientific research to real world Humanitarian supply chains to make budgets go further.
https://scm.ethz.ch/humoscm-lab.html
2023
Link/Documents
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH
EPA The Lean & Environment Toolkit
https://www.epa.gov/sustainability/lean-environment-toolkit#:~:text=The%20Lean%20%26%20Environment%20Toolkit%20offers,)%3B%20and%20Value%20Stream%20Mapping.
2023
Link/Document
US Environmental Protection Agency
EPA The Lean, Energy and Climate Toolkit
https://www.epa.gov/sustainability/lean-energy-and-climate-toolkit#:~:text=The%20Lean%2C%20Energy%20%26%20Climate%20Toolkit,emissions%2C%20costs%2C%20and%20risk.
2023
Link/Document
US Environmental Protection Agency
EPA The Lean & Chemicals Toolkit
https://www.epa.gov/sustainability/lean-chemicals-toolkit
2023
Link/Document
US Environmental Protection Agency
EPA The Environmental Professional's Guide to Lean & Six Sigma
https://www.epa.gov/sustainability/environmental-professionals-guide-lean-six-sigma
2023
Link/Document
US Environmental Protection Agency
Two Second Lean - How to Grow People and Build a Fun Lean Culture at Work and Home
This book is full of quick tips to help ordinary people unlock their Lean potential
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_d6d42919d7a543849ae331a96d71d400.pdf
2023
Book
Paul A. Akers
Salvation: The Bungsu Story (Kanban book excerpt)
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_c6dc8d4cd6fc48f8a6d5220c0c4dd667.pdf
2023
Case Study
Marcus Hammarberg
What is a Resilient Nonprofit
This is an advertising piece but with good content worth reading
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_9abf05bcf11644ec8854ce9764d04dc1.pdf
2023
Link/Document
Lean Six Sigma For Good Volume 2 - Chapter Excerpt, Liberia, Douglas Cooper
Finding the Foundation for Lean Management Practices in Liberia
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_1e14ae3dc8474d778c98f2c58a48b515.pdf
2023
Case Study
Douglas Cooper & Brion Hurley
Lean approach to large scale computer recycling
This is an advertising piece but with good content worth reading
https://www.nytimes.com/paidpost/servicenow/from-technology-to-civic-leadership.html?smid=em-share
2022
Link/Document
New York Times
Lean lends a helping hand in developing countries
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_d68e87edddf8428bb65b84e19f562be5.pdf
2022
Link/Document
Andrew Parris
Rethink Humanitarian Aid
https://berlinscienceweek.com/discover/videos/rethink-humanitarian-aid-eth-zurich/
2022
Audio/Podcast
Andrew Parris
How We Work - Bell and Melinda Gates Foundation
Evaluation is another collaborative learning tool that provides us and our partners with feedback so we can improve, adjust, and decide how best to achieve outcomes. We work to ensure that our partners have the capacity and support to generate quality evidence.
https://www.gatesfoundation.org/about/how-we-work
2022
Link/Document
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Agile is Trending
https://www.forbes.com/sites/tracybrower/2022/04/24/agile-is-trending-3-ways-agile-makes-work-better/?sh=49a35d1e4398
2022
Link/Document
Forbes
How open-source technology can help nonprofits scale
https://idronline.org/article/technology/how-open-source-technology-can-help-nonprofits-scale/?utm_source=Linkedin&utm_medium=social_media&utm_campaign=tech_glific
2022
Link/Document
IDR
Four Cases of Using Lean Thinking for Environmental Sustainability
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT858zCTOHI&t=3s
2022
Video
Lean Global Network
Ukrainian Resilience: How Lean is Helping Companies Cope with War - John Shook
https://rise.articulate.com/share/fAJRmcFQQj18sTye5IQY1iwDFD4raAmq#/
2022
Video
Lean.org
Unique Philanthropy Does Well by Doing Good
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/unique-philanthropy-does-well-by-doing-good/
2022
Link/Document
Lean.org
A Philanthropic ‘Lean Internship’ Experiment Yields Unexpected Question About Purpose
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/a-philanthropic-lean-internship-experiment-yields-unexpected-question-about-purpose/
2022
Link/Document
Lean.org
Students Take the Lead in JPW Fund Internship
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/students-take-the-lead-in-jpw-fund-internship/
2022
Link/Document
Lean.org
JPW Fund Helps Connect Cal Poly Students with Nonprofit to Help People with Mental Illness
https://www.leansixsigmaforgood.com/jpw-fund-helps-connect-cal-poly-students-with-nonprofit-to-help-people-with-mental-illness/
2022
Link/Document
LeanSixSigma for Good
Lean Entrepreneurship and SME Practice in a Post COVID-19 Pandemic Era: A Conceptual Discourse from Nigeria
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9084273/
2022
Link/Document
NIH National Library of Medicine
Lean Thinking is personal development
https://planet-lean.com/lean-personal-development/
2022
Link/Document
Planet Lean
Overcoming structural racism with lean leadership
https://planet-lean.com/lean-leadership-racism/
2022
Link/Document
Planet Lean
Lean in a lab blood sampling process
https://planet-lean.com/blood-sampling-lean-healthcare/
2022
Case Study
Planet Lean
Nurse-led team improves on-time hospital discharge
Nurse-led Team in Barcelona's Hospital Clinic helps get more patients discharged on time, avoiding surgery cancellations
https://planet-lean.com/lean-healthcare-discharges/
2022
Link/Document
Planet Lean
Kanban for Nonprofits
https://www.linkedin.com/video/event/urn:li:ugcPost:6977580200947503104/?isInternal=true&lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_groups_entity%3BXxPhE5BRTgizqPFJRik4aA%3D%3D
2022
Audio/Podcast
ProKanban
TED Talk: Why Leaders Need to Lead With Kindness, and Five Steps You Can Take to Start Now
https://www.kindleadership.org/post/my-tedxboston-talk
2022
Video
TED Talk
Kanban system applications in healthcare services - A literature review
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_6891e7d250994caa8a0b510a42407da8.pdf
2021
Journal
Wiley
The impact of lean management on frontline healthcare professionals a scoping review of the literature
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_bf0eaf963aa04407b46962517b84b99b.pdf
2021
Journal
BMC Health Services Research
Entrepreneurial lean thinking for sustainable business modeling
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00550-020-00508-y
2021
Link/Document
SpringerLink
Toyota TSSC helps North Texas Food Bank
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zpz5FZjuPGE
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
TPS = Toyota Production System explained
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=av-h70biVX4
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
3 Sided Cube Impact Report
Note: this is advertising but there is some useful content
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_3c22dbee0705429d88ef70a8bef638a5.pdf
2021
Link/Document
3 Sided Cube
How Lean transforms relationships to empower employees and increase impact
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_1e88daa784534b6e9cdc582c2becc2b6.pdf
2021
Link/Document
Andrew Parris
AidEx East Africa Webinar Resilient Livelihoods 
https://youtu.be/_8H--YK5-_k
2021
Video
Andrew Parris
Lean Thinking for Social Impact - A Perspective from Jefferson County WA
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_884f50c2f23b4485b64a11eb2b1c228f.pdf
2021
Link/Document
Heller School for Social Policy & Management - Brandeis University
Calculating Financial Benefits for Improvement Projects
Episode 22
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/E23-Calculating-Financial-Benefits-for-Improvement-Projects---Lean-Portland-Happy-Hour---July-2022-e1l57ie
2021
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Lean Portland Community Consulting Process Improvements with Nonprofits
Episode 21
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/E22-Lean-Portland-Community-Consulting-Process-Improvements-with-Nonprofits---Nov-Happy-Hour-e19raf4
2021
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Applying Lean to Body Piercing
Episode 20
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/E21-Applying-Lean-to-Body-Piercing-with-Stephanie-Hill---May-Happy-Hour-e16mfdk
2021
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Facilitating Process Improvement Events
Episode 20
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/E20-Facilitating-Process-Improvement-Events-with-Paddy-OBrien---April-Happy-Hour-e143rf8
2021
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Daily Management Systems (DMS) at Providence Health Systems
Episode 19
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/E19-Daily-Management-Systems-DMS-at-Providence-with-Ernest-Mayer---March-Happy-Hour-e12jg6o
2021
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Creating Your Personal Flow
Episode 18
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-18-Creating-Your-Personal-Flow-with-Lori-Jorgenson-Feb-2021-Happy-Hour-e1111r2
2021
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Increasing Laptop Refurbishment by 300% at Free Geek
Episode 17
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-17-Increasing-Laptop-Refurbishment-by-300-at-Free-Geek-with-John-Ashcraft---January-Happy-Hour-eoner1
2021
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Clean Practice
Episode 16
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-16-December-Happy-Hour-about-Clean-Practice-with-Sam-Pardue-eo7j3q
2021
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Lean Portland History and Setting Up New Cities
Episode 15
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-15-Lean-Portland-History-and-Setting-Up-New-Cities-el8lcb
2021
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
How Lean Thinking and Practice Helped Put Shots in Arms, Part 1: Building the Process
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/how-lean-thinking-and-practice-helped-put-shots-in-arms-part-1-building-the-process/
2021
Case Study
Lean.org
How Lean Thinking and Practice Helped Put Shots in Arms, Part 2: Wind-Down and Reflection
https://www.lean.org/LeanPost/Posting.cfm?LeanPostId=1466
2021
Case Study
Lean.org
How Lean Can Help You Go Green
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/how-lean-can-help-you-go-green/
2021
Link/Document
Lean.org
Software vs visual management
https://planet-lean.com/software-vs-visual-management/
2021
Link/Document
Planet Lean
A case for why Nonprofits should care about Donor Experience data
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/donor-data-case-why-nonprofits-should-care-experience-landry-1e?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_groups_entity%3BR0TwJVT4QtKCAwXIfmgEUw%3D%3D
2021
Link/Document
Stephanie Landry
TSSC - Goodwill Industries of Connecticut
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEzHcqn966A
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
TSSC helps Tree of Life Clinic improve flow of free medical services
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7otX6CCepiM
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
Meet TSSC
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVSgMlUMacs
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
TSSC assists Texas and Kentucky with COVID vaccination
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFHcEWkbK58
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
Toyota helps city of Louisville with fleet maintenance
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuYh8RavpQc
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
How the Toyota Production System was key to urgently increasing output of face shields, respirators, and hoods for health care workers. Toyo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk0zOBKeR04
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
TPS = Toyota Production System explained
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=av-h70biVX4
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
TSSC - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEl3nn-FOR0
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
TSSC - Goodwill Industries of Connecticut
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEzHcqn966A
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
Toyota helps North Texas Food Bank
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zpz5FZjuPGE
2021
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
Entrepreneurial lean thinking for sustainable business modeling
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00550-020-00508-y
2021
Link/Document
SpringerLink
Lean Portland volunteer group Website
Helping People Make Work Better
https://leanportland.com/
2021
Link/Document
Lean Portland volunteer group
Productivity Is Not Working
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_ee57cd9e2f3e4b6ab6935e342c5b261f.pdf
2020
Link/Document
Wired Magazine
Comparing Lean in Aerospace and NGOs
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/andrew-parris-ep-57-lean-in-aerospace-vs-ngo/id1547155147?i=1000542259112
2020
Link/Document
Andrew Parris
Experimenting with Agile in nonprofit world
https://culturalvistas.org/blog/ideas-issues/experimenting-with-agile-in-the-nonprofit-world/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwma6TBhDIARIsAOKuANw0aQT_xVi_CQoHgR1u3YM-h3SKVTUGeMD5RDCtzREq2J1RNIYZLb8aAgNhEALw_wcB
2020
Link/Document
Cultural Vistas
Norman "Godfather of Lean" Bodek Interview - Sept 2020
Episode 14
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-14-Norman-Godfather-of-Lean-Bodek-Interview---Sept-2020-Happy-Hour-ekmm0e
2020
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
May Happy Hour - Lean Networking Groups
Episode 13
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-13-May-Happy-Hour---Lean-Networking-Groups-edrge9
2020
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Lean Management Leaders Weigh in on Climate Change, Coronavirus, Innovation, and More
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/lean-management-leaders-weigh-in-on-climate-change-coronavirus-innovation-and-more/
2020
Link/Document
Lean.org
Product Development Lessons from a Global Pandemic
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/product-development-lessons-from-a-global-pandemic/
2020
Link/Document
Lean.org
Influential Foodservice Newsletter Supports Steady Work Author’s Idea to Redesign #Restaurant Processes During Pandemic Shutdowns.
https://www.lean.org/about-lei/press-releases/influential-foodservice-newsletter-supports-steady-work-authors-idea-to-redesign-restaurant-processes-during-pandemic-shutdowns/
2020
Link/Document
Lean.org
Beyond exploitation – Lean as an alternative business system (Dan Jones)
https://planet-lean.com/lean-management-beyond-exploitation/
2020
Link/Document
Planet Lean
How Lean Six Sigma Benefits Nonprofit Organizations
Detailed planning and analysis of NGO initiative
https://www.villanovau.com/resources/six-sigma/lean-six-sigma-benefits-nonprofit-organizations/#.Wm4dXUxFzmg
2020
Link/Document
Villanova University
Productivity Is Not Working
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_ee57cd9e2f3e4b6ab6935e342c5b261f.pdf
2020
Link/Document
Wired Magazine
How a small farmer pivoted to address sudden change in demand patterns during Coronavirus
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/17/how-small-farms-found-new-customers-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic.html
2020
Link/Document
CNBC
What Christian Leaders can Learn from lean
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_0ad06a5a910041afa702d6f3eeb1a221.pdf
2020
Link/Document
Andrew Parris
Making Work and the World a Better Place
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_e878270441c84408ab844145f5276750.pdf
2019
Link/Document
Andrew Parris
How Agile can help Nonprofits
https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesnonprofitcouncil/2019/03/29/five-ways-an-agile-approach-can-help-your-nonprofit-thrive/?sh=53317997198f
2019
Link/Document
Forbes
Lean and Energy Efficiency
Episode 10
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-10-Lean-and-Energy-Efficiency-with-Kjell-van-Zoen-e3s6g6
2019
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Master Brewers Association Northwest - Continuous Improvement
Episode 11
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-11-Master-Brewers-Association-Northwest---Continuous-Improvement-Resources-Presentation-e40jr5
2019
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Nonprofit Volunteering with IISE Chapters
Episode 9
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-9-Nonprofit-Volunteering-with-IISE-Chapters-e3ptvt
2019
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Lean Startups for Social Change
Episode 8
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-8-Lean-Startups-for-Social-Change-with-Michel-Gelobter-e3n31n
2019
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Lean Principles for the Building Reuse Industry (BMRA)
Episode 7
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-7-Lean-Principles-for-the-Building-Reuse-Industry-BMRA-e3ki71
2019
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Is Certification Right for Me?
Episode 6
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-6-Is-Certification-Right-for-Me--with-Nicole-Sisco-from-PSU-CEPE-e31vf3
2019
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Lean Brain Thinking
Episode 5
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-5-Lean-Brain-Thinking-with-Brock-Husby-e2uscv
2019
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
A better way to wash an Elephants foot - Leadership lessons from the San Diego zoo
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/no-mani-pedi-but-keepers-improve-elephant-foot-washing/
2019
Link/Document
Lean.org
Getting Home book on St Bernard Project
https://www.lean.org/store/book/getting-home/
2019
Book
Lean.org
Rebuilding Homes and Disaster Recovery Processes
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/rebuilding-homes-and-disaster-recovery-processes/
2019
Link/Document
Lean.org
Lean Thinking in Botswana - Kgotla - a place to talk and learn with the community
https://planet-lean.com/kgotla-foundation-lean-transformation/
2019
Link/Document
Planet Lean
What Makes Nonprofit Digital Teams Successful Today
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_30051dc857c94906910fe87d8deeac67.pdf
2018
Link/Document
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Lean Course Curriculum Winter 2018 - Jefferson County Washington USA Chamber of Commerce
See how a small, local chamber of commerce helps their community develop Lean skills.
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_21a3adcb6d264dcf830641fd8f6f390a.pdf
2018
Link/Document
Jefferson County Washington
Lean Habitat for Humanity Jefferson County Washington
Does Earll have complete deck?
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_81da72163845435f930366b2033b3fdc.pdf
2018
Case Study
Jefferson County Washington
Presentation at Oregon DHS Lean Academy Conference
Episode 4
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-4-Presentation-at-Oregon-DHS-Lean-Academy-Conference-e28ccp
2018
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
 Presentation at AOR Spring Reuse Forum with Nonprofits
Episode 3
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-3-Presentation-at-AOR-Spring-Reuse-Forum-with-Nonprofits-e22qqp
2018
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
An Evening with Norman Bodek
Episode 2
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-2-An-Evening-with-Norman-Bodek-at-Grovemade-e1so7i
2018
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Intro and Using Lean Japanese Terminology
Episode 1
https://anchor.fm/leanportland/episodes/Ep-1-Intro-and-Using-Lean-Japanese-Terminology-e1skk9
2018
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Growing a Lean Community Jefferson County Washington presentation
Very successful local program
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_43fdc97e9db54cbea5fe885c6db23020.pdf
2017
Link/Document
Jefferson County Washington
Lean Six Sigma for Good - Book - Full Audio Version
Many good case studies you can listen to
http://leansixsigmaenvironment.org/index.php/ec-026-lean-six-sigma-for-good-book-full-audio-version/
2017
Audio/Podcast
Lean Six Sigma for Good
The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables
https://chelseagreen.biz/product/the-lean-farm-guide-to-growing-vegetables/
2017
Link/Document
Book review
Growing a Lean Community Jefferson County Washington presentation
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_43fdc97e9db54cbea5fe885c6db23020.pdf
2017
Link/Document
Jefferson County Washington
Lean Six Sigma for Good - Book - Full Audio Versio
http://leansixsigmaenvironment.org/index.php/ec-026-lean-six-sigma-for-good-book-full-audio-version/
2017
Audio/Podcast
Lean Six Sigma for Good
St Bernard Project Has a Helping Hand in Hurricane Harvey
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/sbp-has-a-helping-hand-in-hurricane-harvey/
2017
Link/Document
Lean.org
Leveraging lean thinking to build community prosperity
Does Earll have complete deck?
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_cb9092af4e28427cbeee4a76e5392ac6.pdf
2017
Case Study
Mid-Atlantic Lean Conference
Scaling Improved Cookstove Companies in Uganda
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_af0c374d995f4207842b5ea7cc3026d0.pdf
2017
Case Study
MIT D-Lab
A Pittsburgh Hospital's Improvement Journey
https://blog.kainexus.com/improvement-disciplines/lean/lean-in-education/carnegie-foundation-on-lean-in-education
2017
Link/Document
Naida Grunden
How Lean Management Save a Butcher’s Shop in Botswana
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_37a1fba325534e23a96d9c72621f69d1.pdf
2017
Case Study
Planet Lean
The Power of (Lean) Data helps connect actions with outcomes
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_ce65440c3aaa4643bd67b38282ab01b9.pdf
2016
Link/Document
Stanford Social Innovation Review
NGO Performance blog - Continual Improvement
https://ngoperformance.wordpress.com/
2016
Link/Document
Alex Jacobs Blog
The Power of Lean to Modernize Mission-Driven Organizations
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3SA4HWCqDE
2016
Case Study
Dr. Khuloud Odeh, Urban Institute
The Cutting Edge of Lean Management
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_2279b7a004da454a924717204808a1a4.pdf
2016
Link/Document
Drucker Institute
Moneyball for Head Start program - Using Data, Evidence, and Evaluation to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_50845b58a39f47e8b89886346629afe8.pdf
2016
Link/Document
Results for America
Creating A Culture of Continuous Improvement Based On Data
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_7fbda9c78ffb43a1982c6a4fb2bb6872.pdf
2016
Link/Document
Results for America
The Promise of Lean Experimentation
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_15e8d2c5db1b4b839f8eef3da8b8c68f.pdf
2016
Link/Document
Stanford Social Innovation Review
New York nonprofits reduce waste by learning the Lean way
https://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2016/01/003.html
2016
Link/Document
University at Buffalo
Improving Patient Flow Using Lean Kanban Methodology an Emergency Medicine Experience.pdf
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_04b8d1d8abc54d859bced562e7c161f6.pdf
2015
Journal
Univ of Washington School of Medicine
Connecting Lean Thinkers With Nonprofits in Portland, Oregon
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/connecting-lean-thinkers-with-nonprofits-in-portland-oregon/
2015
Link/Document
Lean Portland volunteer group
Toyota Partners with Nonprofit to Rebuild Homes and Lives
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/toyota-partners-with-nonprofit-to-rebuild-homes-and-lives/
2015
Link/Document
Lean.org
Improving a Complex Process that Saves Lives: Lean Transformation at LifeShare Donor Services of Oklahoma
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/improving-a-complex-process-that-saves-lives-lean-transformation-at-lifeshare-donor-services-of-oklahoma/
2015
Link/Document
Lean.org
Lean Principles Are Changing How the U.S. Recovers from Tornadoes & Floods
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/lean-principles-are-changing-how-the-u-s-recovers-from-tornadoes-floods/
2015
Link/Document
Lean.org
Hoshin at LEI: Connecting More Closely with Our Customer
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/hoshin-at-lei-connecting-more-closely-with-our-customer/
2015
Link/Document
Lean.org
Rethinking Disaster Recovery on the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/rethinking-disaster-recovery-on-the-10th-anniversary-of-hurricane-katrina/
2015
Link/Document
Lean.org
Latondra Newton on the Toyota Production System and Social Innovation
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/latondra-newton-on-the-toyota-production-system-and-social-innovation/
2015
Link/Document
Lean.org
15 minute Kanban training
https://youtu.be/0rW2t19kPN0
2015
Video
Marcus Hammarberg
Johnson Controls and Detroit's Empowerment Plan partner to dramatically improve production of coats that transform into sleeping bags for the homeless
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/johnson-controls-and-detroits-empowerment-plan-partner-to-dramatically-improve-production-of-coats-that-transform-into-sleeping-bags-for-the-homeless-300185997.html
2015
Case Study
PR Newswire
The Promise of Lean Experimentation
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_9c6115063059468ca37dd071c64022c9.pdf
2015
Link/Document
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Bringing Respect for People to the World’s Sweatshops (Jim Womack)
https://ssir.org/articles/entry/bringing_respect_for_people_to_the_worlds_sweatshops
2015
Case Study
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Oscar winner Ross Kauffman nimbly portrays the mission-driven volunteers at St. Bernard Project (SBP)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyWXhzNYvg4
2015
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
5S yields unexpected benefits at Global Links
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_1bfdb52c6e204902aa4e417f94f72366.pdf
2015
Case Study
Global Links Pittsburgh NGO
Head Start Program Change from Compliance to Continuous Improvement
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_25c149113bdc431c913bf29c99e4836e.pdf
2015
Case Study
Urban Institute
Head Start Change from Compliance to Continuous Improvement
https://bethkanter.org/continuous-improvement/
2015
Link/Document
Beth Kantor
Drucker Institute video on Lean management
https://vimeo.com/134664068
2015
Video
Drucker Institute
Two Keys to Sustainable Social Enterprise
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_bdc27014463943bda3732bccc65f87be.pdf
2015
Link/Document
Harvard Business Review
Lean Presentation to Young Nonprofit Professionals Network
https://www.slideshare.net/MattHorvat/ynpn-lean-presentation-2015-10-15
2015
Audio/Podcast
Lean Portland volunteer group
Improving Care Delivery Through Lean - Implementation Case Studies
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_945f0d36a00e4381af7be911cb4b5d7b.pdf
2014
Case Study
Urban Institute
Improving Care Delivery Through Lean - Implementation Case Studies
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_945f0d36a00e4381af7be911cb4b5d7b.pdf
2014
Case Study
A Supply Chain of Children - Rescuing Railway Children in India
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_8d88236df629497c9f4c931d295bb2d8.pdf
2014
Case Study
Dr David Taylor
Lean and the Indian railway children project - a Lean Failure but an Unexpected Success!
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_66a8c682d63444b3942f0da6563c3a85.pdf
2014
Link/Document
Dr. David Taylor
Gemba Academy Podcast interview of Lean4NGO founder Steve Bell
https://blog.gembaacademy.com/2014/06/12/ga-010using-lean-to-help-ngos-with-steve-bell/
2014
Audio/Podcast
Gemba Academy
Public Service: Lean’s Next Frontier?
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/public-service-leans-next-frontier/
2014
Link/Document
Lean.org
Food Bank For New York City and Toyota: Unlikely Partners in Innovation
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/food-bank-for-new-york-city-and-toyota-unlikely-partners-in-innovation/
2014
Link/Document
Lean.org
Boundaryless Agile: Peacekeeping in Pakistan
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_c9743a8083b44d1e93609e9a88a20d34.pdf
2014
Link/Document
Project Management Today UK
Balls for Africa – Lean thinking in an African NGO supply chain
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L21HFSbAIn0
2013
Video
Association for Manufacturing Engineering conference
Improving Processes for Good in East Africa
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_d5b636f561d14a85a722b1302887c4b3.pdf
2013
Link/Document
Andrew Parris
What's wrong with NGOs (and how can Lean Thinking help?)
http://blog.leansystems.org/2013/06/whats-wrong-with-ngos-part-2.html
2013
Link/Document
Lean Systems Blog
Lean Healthcare Transformation in Tanzania
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_fc4c7d87e6aa425aa814d2d950d6f209.pdf
2013
Case Study
CCBRT
Lean Reaching the Last Mile of Poverty in Uganda
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCzPRyXBej0
2013
Case Study
Dr. Khuloud Odeh, CIO Grameen Foundation
10 Videos Of Social Good Organizations Using Lean Startup Methods
https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2013/12/09/10-videos-of-social-good-organizations-using-lean-startup-methods/#512dbd81206a
2013
Video
Forbes
Optimizing Workflow in Refugee Camps
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_a25ad32bb5b741a7b90fdc5527ff71e2.pdf
2013
Case Study
IGLC-21 Proceedings
Public-Private Partnerships Lead To More Effective Government in WA
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/public-private-partnerships-lead-to-more-effective-government-in-wa/
2013
Link/Document
Lean.org
Using Lean Thinking to Help Schools Get the Resources They Need at DonorsChoose.org
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/using-lean-thinking-to-help-schools-get-the-resources-they-need-at-donorschoose-org/
2013
Link/Document
Lean.org
Lean Systems Thinking – Can We Change the World?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2M9weLGggc
2013
Video
Steve Bell, Reactor 2013 Conference
TED Talk: The way we think about charity is dead wrong Dan Palotta
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfAzi6D5FpM
2013
Video
TED Talk
Meals Per Hour - how Toyota helped food bank after Hurricane Sandy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz28yMcDvVM
2013
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
Toyota volunteers help a soup kitchen increase capacity and reduce wait times
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9baZyEUTzRA&t=3s
2013
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
Balls for Africa – Lean thinking in an African NGO supply chain
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L21HFSbAIn0
2013
Video
Association for Manufacturing Engineering conference
Ethiopia GRIPS Development Forum minutes
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_4b8b17a517b94889adc6ad3f5a0e06c6.pdf
2012
Link/Document
GRIPS
Sharing East Asian Experiences with Africa - Japan's Policy Dialogue
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_18068cb38e954da4aa6a6f866e0932c2.pdf
2012
Link/Document
GRIPS
Industrial Policy Dialogue in Ethiopia Transferring Mindset and Methods from East Asia
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_0973db65d20241c29a5c803e5948a7d4.pdf
2012
Link/Document
GRIPS
Lean Group of Portland Oregon Volunteer Project - Friends of Children
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_5335d4e188c445e5a74e2a0cc8fa68dc.pdf
2012
Link/Document
Lean Portland volunteer group
Lean for Healthcare Organizations in South Africa: An Interview with Lean4NGO Founders
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/lean-for-healthcare-organizations-in-south-africa-an-interview-with-lean4ngo-founders-steve-bell-and-karen-whitley-bell/
2012
Link/Document
Lean.org
Delivering Effectively on a Noble Mission: Community Servings Gets High-Quality Meals to the People Who Need Them
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/delivering-effectively-on-a-noble-mission-community-servings-gets-high-quality-meals-to-the-people-who-need-them/
2012
Link/Document
Lean.org
Simple Lean in Rural Kenya
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_207ab1c84d6446cfb4d7e071729a986d.pdf
2012
Case Study
Lean Frontiers
Kaizen in Africa towards Industrial Development
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_5e9a8ea885ca40a29198b567168b5c8f.pdf
2012
Case Study
Japan International Cooperation Agency
NGO Performance Improvement Food Assistance Germany
https://www.slideshare.net/divyanshu22/improvement-of-the-ngos-performance
2012
Link/Document
Food Assistance Germany
Ethiopia’ Ethiopia’s Industrialization Drive s Industrialization Drive under the Growth and Transformation Plan
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_3dc88225623d40f9bc9e6ca87e2feb3f.pdf
2011
Link/Document
GRIPS
Lean Enterprise Institute Calls for Ending the “Madness” in Supply Chain Strategies
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/lean-enterprise-institute-ceo-john-shook-calls-for-ending-the-madness-in-supply-chain-strategies/
2011
Link/Document
Lean.org
Toyota Launches National Nonprofit Support Program
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_7dd91028d5944bb19a268c04287639d7.pdf
2011
Link/Document
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
Lean Training for Tanzania
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_0bcdde4c3a8040459b2cb08adeea2b44.pdf
2011
Link/Document
Japan International Cooperation Agency
Achieving Lean Healthcare by Combining the Two Bin kanban Replenishment System with RFID Technology
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_593a827e18344238b7856b704b00101a.pdf
2010
Journal
ResearchGate
TSSC shares the principles and practices of the Toyota Way with public and private enterprises
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0x8EqTE6Ts
2010
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
Toyota helps feed the hungry at St Vincent de Paul
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=creqUkQc-6I
2010
Video
TSSC - Toyota Supplier Service Center
How to Apply Lean Management Principles to Nonprofit Organizations
https://ugn.com/how-to-apply-lean-management-principles-to-nonprofit-organizations/
2010
Link/Document
UGN
Lean Recycling Program in Brazil
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_61dc9b8635ec4bd8b201f76ce1469265.pdf
2010
Case Study
Lean Institute Brasil
Humanitarian Supply Chain Management - An Overview 2009
https://6b428326-e598-4d8b-9f2d-d982375a0b30.usrfiles.com/ugd/6b4283_b941d1f7276b43ec8891880ac82fddfe.pdf
2009
Journal
ResearchGate
Humanitarian Aid into Africa Supply Chain Research Paper
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_d36fa0de5f88423bbbcf3ec69862cee4.pdf
2009
Case Study
Cardiff Business School
Introducing Kaizen in Africa
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_de253e9aae1245b0a7646dbec2212331.pdf
2009
Case Study
GRIPS Development Forum
Lean Supply Chain applied to Humanitarian Aid
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_9969496d80d54e3593b751a73eb244b9.pdf
2009
Case Study
Int Journal Services and Technology Management
TED Talk: Lean Thinking Helps Eliminate Blindness on a large scale in India
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5QCM1_gVGA
2009
Video
TED Talk
Boeing Supports Local Nonprofits
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_f2f581e59d7e422e8041726f920910f7.pdf
2008
Link/Document
Puget Sound Business Journal
Microcredit Clients Must Come First
This article shares many insights on how to measure outcomes
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_900d069109fa424b9b406f863a61bc86.pdf
2008
Link/Document
Stanford Social Innovation Review
The Role of Process Improvement in the Nonprofit Organization
https://2b8026fd-b62c-4cf0-b47d-aa9c3dfcabcb.filesusr.com/ugd/6b4283_718b4eb7f04c46608a2499a33b9b0010.pdf
2007
Link/Document
Vikki C. Lassiter, University of Pennsylvania, Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics Thesis
The Anatomy of Innovation - The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Shadyside
https://www.lean.org/the-lean-post/articles/the-anatomy-of-innovation/
2004
Link/Document
Lean.org
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