Lean Library

As an Industry resource library, we are pleased to advise that OCAPT Business Books, the largest repository of Lean books and learning materials in North America, offers these tools to help you on your Lean Journey... contact details follow below.

Lean Library

The Lean Library answers your questions about lean transformation by putting a repository of indispensable lean knowledge on one shelf.

  • Lean Thinking
  • Lean Solutions
  • Lean Lexicon
  • Learning to See
  • Creating Continuous Flow
  • Making Materials Flow
  • Creating Level Pull
  • Seeing the Whole
  • The Goldmine
  • Leader’s Study Guide to the Goldmine
  • Lean Product and Process Development
  • Getting the Right Things Done
  • Managing to Learn

Value Stream Mapping Kit

Everything you need to get started, the Value Stream Mapping Kit consists of:

  • one copy of Learning to See, the original step-by-step workbook on mapping, which is a key first step in a lean transformation,
  • one pad of 11 x 17-inch mapping sheets,
  • one mapping stencil with 28 icons, and
  • one copy of the Lean Lexicon, a glossary of lean concepts, explained clearly in words and graphics.

Lean DVDs

  • Womack on Lean Management  
  • Toast Kaizen    
  • Toast Value Stream Mapping   
  • Moments of Truth
  • Lean for the Office
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Lean Policy Deployment
  • Downsizing Lot Sizes  

Classic Lean

  • Shadows of the Neanderthal
  • The Goal
  • Visual Workplace Visual Thinking
  • How to Prevent Lean Implementation Failures
  • Gemba Kaizen
  • Lean Thinking
  • Lean Solutions
  • The Machine that Changed the World
  • Andy and Me
  • The Toyota Way
  • Putting 5S to Work
  • 5 Pillars of the Visual Workplace
  • 5S for Operators
  • Standard Work
  • Today and Tomorrow

What’s New

Top dozen additions recommended for the Library.

  • The Principles Of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development
  • The Lean Manager
  • Policy Deployment & Lean Implementation Planning
  • Leading the Lean Enterprise Transformation
  • Green Intentions
  • Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results
  • Fix Your Supply Chain
  • Using Hoshin Kanri To Improve The Value Stream
  • Making The Numbers Count
  • How To Do Kaizen: A New Path to Innovation
  • Lean for the Process Industries
  • The Office That Grows Your Business

 Toyota Way Package

  • The Toyota Way
  • Toyota Culture
  • Toyota Talent
  • Toyota Fieldbook
  • Toyota Kata

Old Standbys - Recommended

  • Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production
  • Understanding A3 Thinking
  • Lean Administration
  • Made to Order Lean
  • Lean Maintenance System: Zero Maintenance Time - Full Added Value
  • Creating A Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions 2nd Edition
  • Lean Production Simplified
  • Toyota Product Development System
  • Complete Lean Enterprise
  • Creating Mixed Model Value Stream
  • Custom Kanban
  • Training within Industry
  • Implementing World Class Manufacturing
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Kaizen and the Art of Creative Thinking

Jan Nicholson leads OCAPT Business Books.

To place an order, contact Jan at (888)579-3013, or jan@ocapt.com.