"The problem is that companies have mistaken a particular set of lean tools for deep 'lean thinking.' Lean thinking based on the Toyota Way involves a far deeper and more pervasive cultural transformation than most companies can begin to imagine." - Jeffery Liker, The Toyota Way
KCOE has developed the Institute as a partnership between organizations and individual members lead by KCOE to learn, expand, and share ideas, beliefs, and tools of the operational excellence system. Members of the institute learn more about operational excellence and become lean thinkers through:
Benefits of becoming a member of the KCOE Institute?
The KCOE Institute for Operational Excellence is for individuals and organizations. Although expositions, workshops, networking opportunities, forums, and the annual summit are available to anyone, KCOE Institute members receive packaged rates and other benefits. Visit the KCOE Institute sign-up page to learn more about these great benfits.