|Real Numbers: Management Accounting in a Lean Organization
Managing Times Press
Copyright 2003, 180 pages
Jean Cunningham and Orest Fuime with Emily Adams
Real life experiences in implementing lean in manufacturing and the implications and opportunities for the finance and accounting organization.
Awarded the Shingo Prize for Research, 2004.
Recommended reference reading for the SME/AME/Shingo Prize/ASQ Lean Certification, Silver Level
|Easier, Simpler, Faster: Systems Strategy for Lean IT
Copyright 2006, 163 pages
Jean Cunningham and Duane Jones
Based on real experience at Lantech in developing and applying appropriate information systems for the lean organization.
Awarded the Shingo Prize for Research, 2008.
|Lean Accounting: Best Practices for Sustainable Integration
Copyright 2007, 309 pages
Joe Stenzel, Editor
Collection of works by 13 leaders in the emerging field of Lean Accounting.
Jean Cunningham contributed chapter 9, "Lean Application in Accounting Environments" (22 pages), with practical guidance and success stories for bringing lean into the accounting function as part of the lean enterprise. Three focus areas are outlined and ten sequenced activities are explained which when applied will enable organizations to raise the accounting bar to meet the lean challenge.