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'Lean' book is made available as a free download

Egham, Surrey, UKLearning NewsAmnis

'Uncovering Lean', an e-book that reveals the secrets of 'Lean', is now available to download for free. Based on Mark Eaton's popular book, 'Lean for practitioners' (ISBN 978-1-905823-58-1), that is focused on the healthcare sector, 'Uncovering Lean' will appeal to those from healthcare, manufacturing, local government as well as the service sector - and is now available free as a download for people who sign up to receive Amnis' email newsletter from

As with Eaton's 'hard copy' book, 'Uncovering Lean' focuses on providing essential basic information on Lean and includes Amnis' top tips and techniques for Lean. In addition to examples and case studies, it contains a number of Lean checklists, including how to run Lean Rapid Improvement Events and Value Stream Mapping Events.

After explaining Lean and the concepts behind this philosophy, the book provides a four step guide to 'going Lean'. It goes on to describe Lean at different organisational levels.

Having outlined how to 'think Lean', it concludes by explaining the top five Lean tools and identifying ten key problems healthcare organisations experience with going Lean.

Eaton commented: "Both the 'e' and hard copy versions of this book are part of Amnis' continued commitment to empowering individuals and organisations to enable them to achieve the highest standards in terms of quality, innovation, productivity and prevention. We're delighted to be able to give away copies of the book in our on-going campaign to promote knowledge dissemination and best practice."