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Engaging Your Senior Leaders

Lean journey planning, an executive-level activity also called master planning, establishes the philosophy, strategy, and implementation plan for your Lean journey. One element of executive engagement in your organization's implementation, it includes:

  • Lean leader training
  • A study mission
  • Lean journey planning
  • Routine Lean steering committee check/act meetings

Lean journey planning begins with an evaluation of your current situation using a Lean maturity matrix, and it continues with an understanding of the Lean Tipping Point. Key elements of pace and resourcing are discussed, and plans are developed for the following elements:


Management System


Common Terminology & Methods

True North


Prioritization Funnel

Strategy Deployment System


Point Improvement Plan: A3, Focused RPIs, RPIs

Daily Management System

Philosophy / Principles

Model Line & Value Stream Plan

Visibility Wall

Patient & Family Focus

Clinical Standard Work

Leader Standard Work & Coaching

People Policy


Leadership Development

Financial System

Education Strategy & Plan

HR Systems

Communication Strategy & Plan

MD Engagement

Board Engagement


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