Planned projects include those with a clear programme mapped out but yet to start, plus those that are aspirational and seeking collaborators, sponsors or resources.
Appreciative Inquiry aims to engage stakeholders in change from a positive and strengths based perspective and has been growing in popularity. This project aims to explore its relationship and integration with lean thinking, its impacts and enablers for successful application.
Training Within Industry – TWI – is often referred to as the forerunner of contemporary lean thinking and was developed in the US to support the World War Two war effort. The TWI programme focused on the development of three key managerial skills, considered necessary for leaders and workers and it is increasing being used and adapted to meet today's leadership challenges.
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This project seeks to understand the level of adoption of Kata in UK and European enterprises and seeks to develop a greater understanding of the inhibitors and enablers of its use.
To gain a better understanding of the cognitive, behavioural and emotional dimension of effective CI practitioners and leaders.
See the list of current LERC projects
A full catalogue of LERC's past research programmes and projects is contained here. Each entry shows the project title, its theme, overall aims, collaborators involved, description of activities and methods, plus any main publications and other outputs. Click on the Filter button to select from specific themes. The process of completing the archive will continue throughout 2019
Research themes guide the development of LERC research activity. Themes are unifying or dominant ideas that are considered to be relevant to the practitioner community and the development of the lean body of knowledge. Themes are dynamic and will evolve or be replaced as the economic, technological and social environment changes. The current list represents the starting point of theme development, which will be a priority in 2019.
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