Browse Publications Books B-973

Lean Lexicon, 5th ed B-973

With 14 new definitions touching on management, healthcare, startups, manufacturing, and service, the 5th edition of the Lean Lexicon, is the most comprehensive edition yet of the handy and practical glossary for lean thinkers.

The latest Lexicon, updated in 2014, contains 60+ graphics and 207 terms from A3 Report to Yokoten. The Lexicon covers such key lean terms as andon, jidoka, kaizen, lean consumption, lean logistics, pull, plan-for- every-part, standardized work, takt time, value-stream mapping, and many more.

The new terms are:

  • Basic Stability
  • Coaching
  • Gemba Walk
  • Huddle
  • Kamishibai Board
  • Kata
  • Leader Standard Work
  • Lean Management
  • Lean Management Accounting
  • Lean Startup
  • Problem Solving
  • Service Level Agreement
  • Training Within Industry (TWI)
  • Value-stream Improvement


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