The Simply Lean Pocket Guide for Construction - Tools for the Elimination of Waste in the Design-Bid-Build Construction Project Cycle
by Shawn Hayes, Mark Tapping, & Brian Sedwick
A nice little reference book for implementing Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle in your operations you may need to also by a magnifying glass to read it the font is so small.
by Harold Kerzner
I’ll confess that I have NOT read this entire book cover to cover (I have the 8th edition) but I do use it often enough as a reference.
Velocity: Combining Lean, Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints to Achieve Breakthrough Performance - A Business Novel
by Dee Jacob, Suzan Bergland, and Jeff Cox
A business novel Velocity demonstrates the distinct difference between the approaches (Lean, Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints) but also indicates how the may be effectively combined.
by David J. Anderson
Maybe not for most of my followers in that it is about software engineering but if you can get by that and really want to get into the weeds regarding real applications of Lean and Theory of Constraints thinking processes this is a great book. It’s also pretty expensive so you may want to think twice before you jump into it too.
by John Arthur Ricketts
Another book that may not be for most of my followers since it is centered around the delivery of software services it is still a good one for the real
by John Tagawa
Not a book so to speak but a PDF of this fellow’s John Tagawa’s Masters or Ph.D. thesis at MIT about a real-world application of Theory of Constraints principles that I wrote about here years ago.