Lean Startup Principles for Social Impact – Free online course from Sasha Dichter and Steve Blank
Lean Government Now! by Harry W. Kenworthy
Lean for the Nonprofit: What You Don’t Know Can Cost You by Paddy O’Brien
Lean Startups for Social Change: The Revolutionary Path to Big Impact by Michel Gelobter
Building High Performance Government Through Lean Six Sigma: A Leader’s Guide to Creating Speed, Agility, and Efficiency by Mark Price, Walter Mores, Hundley M. Elliotte
Lean Impact: How to Innovate for Radically Greater Social Good by Ann Mei Chang
Lean Ministry by Charles Duffert
Coaching Green Belts for Sustainable Success by Steve Pollock and Daro Mott
A Public-Sector Journey to Lean: Fighting Muda in Times of Muri by Kate McGovern
Lean Six Sigma for Good by Brion Hurley
Lean Six Sigma for Good: Lessons from the Gemba (Volume 1) by Brion Hurley et al
Learning to Improve: How America’s Schools Can Get Better at Getting Better by Anthony S. Bryk, Louis M. Gomez, Alicia Grunow, Paul G. LeMahieu
The Alternative: Most of What You Believe About Poverty Is Wrong by Mauricio L. Miller
Lean4NGO – A free, open, online community that brings together NGO and Nonprofit leadership with the Lean (continuous improvement) community for knowledge sharing and collaboration.
Toyota Production System Support Center (TSSC) – Toyota employees who have shared their Lean (TPS) know-how with other manufacturers, non-profits and community organizations to help them find better ways of doing their day-to-day work.
Sherpa Sustainability Institute – Consulting company focused on educating and coaching individuals on the use of quality tools and principles toward the achievement of Sustainability and Social Responsibility within an organization.
Lean Government (EPA) – Resources, case studies, and references explaining how the EPA is looking for ways to improve performance
Spread Prosperity – US-based nonprofit that utilizes lean principles to transform humanitarian returns by providing purpose-driven insight, engagement, and investment.
Improving State Agency Processes with Lean and Six Sigma – guide developed by the EPA to help agencies apply Lean Six Sigma to government