Recommended Readings

These books are standard issue for succesful "Lean" companies are highly recommended by Sixth Floor Consulting Group and other industry leaders.

These readings will lay the foundation of knowledge needed to embark on and sustain a true continuous improvement journey.

Book Reviews

These are books we’ve read and recommend to our colleagues. These will help you and your company on your lean journey.

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Title Author   Date ISBN
The Toyota Way Jeffery Liker   2003 0071392319
Learning To See Mike Rother and John Shook     0-9667843-0-8
LEAN THINKING SECOND EDITION James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones     0-7432-4927-5
Who’s Counting? A Lean Accounting Business Novel Jerrold M. Solomon   2003  
Conquering Complexity in Your Business Michael George and Stephen Wilson   2004  
Creating Mixed Model Value Streams Kevin Duggan      
One-Piece Flow Kenichi Sekine      
Value Stream Management Don Tapping, Tom Luyster, and Tom Shuker      
Practical Lean Accounting Brian Maskell and Bruce Baggaley    2003  1563272431
Seeing the Whole Daniel Jones and James Womack      
The Toyota Way Field book Jeffery Liker and David Meier   2005 0071448934
Eating the Chocolate Elephant Mark Youngblood      
Who Moved My Cheese Spencer Johnson      
Out of the Crisis W. Edward Deming      
Toyota Talent Jeffer Liker and David Meier   2007 0071477454
Toyota Culture Jeffery Liker and Michael Hoseus      
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean Jamie Flichbaugh and Andy Carlino      
Toyota Production System Taiichi Ohno      
Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change Kent Beck      
 Real Numbers  Jean Cunningham and Orest Fiume  2003  0-9728099-0-2
 The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement  Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox    0884271781
The Innovator’s Guide to Growth  Scott D. Anthony, Mark W. Johnson, Joseph V. Sinfield, and Elizabeth J.Altman    
 Leadership Lessons of the Navy Seals  Jeff Cannon
and Lt. Cmdr. Jon Cannon