Lean Done Right Receives the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award
Friday, October 19, 2012
Logan, Utah— Lean Done Right by Thomas Zidel has received the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award per the recommendations of the Shingo Board of Research Examiners.
The mission of The Shingo Prize is to create excellence in organizations through the application of universally accepted principles of operational excellence and to empower people and transform organizational culture.
“We know that healthcare executives face many challenges in minimizing inefficiencies and reducing errors. Tom Zidel’s book Lean Done Right helps leaders create a culture of continuous improvement, execute an effective lean implementation model, and maintain the reform necessary to achieve long-term results in their organizations,” said Michael Cunningham, Assistant Director of Health Administration Press.
Mr. Zidel will receive a Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award from The Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence, which is part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. The author will receive the award during the opening social dinner to kick off the 25th Annual Shingo Prize International Conference held in Provo, Utah, the week of May 6-10, 2013.
The Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award recognizes and promotes research and writing regarding new knowledge and understanding of lean and operational excellence. Awards are given in four categories: (1) books (monographs), (2) published articles, (3) case studies, and (4) applied publications/multimedia programs.
“The Shingo Prize is a recognition program that identifies those doing exceptional work in business improvement,” Robert Miller, Executive Director of The Shingo Prize said. “The intent is to motivate others to learn from them.”
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