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Global Lean for Higher Education: A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools

Yorkstone, Steve

Authors

Steve Yorkstone



Abstract

This book collects a series of investigations that reflect the state-of-the-art in the global practical application of Lean for Higher Education (HE). The contributions introduce and describe the practical application of Lean in HE so that other practitioners can learn from these experiences, and apply effective practice in their institutions. ?
The book demonstrates the diversity of how Lean is applied in universities in a way that will inspire others to deeply engage with Lean thinking in their own unique context to drive successful and sustainable Lean work.?
During the past five years, Lean HE has brought together many practitioners whose Lean initiatives have resulted in major improvements throughout the process. This book is not focused on Lean theory -- it discusses how HE institutions have taken Lean forward, what they have achieved with it, and how others can learn and tactically apply the approaches and tools to their respective institutions.

Essentially, the book allows the reader to understand the different ways that Lean thinking is applied in global Higher Education. Authors from a wide variety of international institutions with different profiles bring a rich and wide set of perspectives.

Citation

Yorkstone, S. (2019). Global Lean for Higher Education: A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools. (1). CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group)

Book Type Authored Book
Online Publication Date Jul 16, 2019
Publication Date Jul 15, 2019
Deposit Date Mar 31, 2019
Publisher CRC Press
Edition 1
ISBN 9780367024284
Keywords Lean for Higher Education (HE),
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1697817