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Episode 06
Implementing the Four Lean Cultural Elements
These activities are the basis of a sustainable lean culture—for which there is no substitute

This video is part 2 of 2 of the set:  Creating a Continuous Improvement / Lean Culture 

Video Length:
37 min

Deploying leadership attributes, including being a strong but humble leader, on a daily basis is important to support a culture of continuous improvement.  But how do you do it?  One can’t just wake up one day and say "Today, I will be humble.”  Truly learning and deploying the lean cultural elements will provide the leadership practices and naturally make one more humble, when done right.  


  • Introduction  (2:16 min)
  • Leader standard work  (12:24 min)
  • Visual management  (7:35 min)
  • Daily accountability meetings  (5:01 min)
  • Leadership via the gemba  (8:00 min)
  • Closing thoughts  (2:11 min)

Target audience

  • All levels of management 
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. "
– Albert Einstein