GA 183 | How to Approach Lean with Michael Ballé


This episode features Michael Ballé. Michael co-authored the book, The Lean Strategy. Ron and Michael discussed its contents and why the idea of lean as a strategy is so controversial.

In this episode you’ll learn:

Michael’s background (5:41)
The quote that inspires Michael (10:39)
The thinking behind The Lean Strategy (11:38)
Why this idea is such a “hot button” issue (18:40)
What people miss when it comes to lean (23:43)
The changes the authors would make (30:19)
Michael’s favorite chapter (33:07)
The best way to read The Lean Strategy (34:16)
Other books Michael recommends (34:58)

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