Below is a list of websites from associations that are a good source of industry knowledge and the subject matters of Lean, Six Sigma, Business, and Cultural transformation:
APICS is a not-for-profit organization focused on the education of planning, scheduling, operations, inventory, and quality management. They are recognized by their certification in production and inventory management (CPIM) and certification in supply chain management (CSCP).
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
SME is a not-for-profit association focused on advancing the global knowledge in manufacturing. In association with Shingo, ASQ, and AME they offer a recognized Lean certification.
The Shingo Institute is a not-for-profit organization and developers of the globally recognized Shingo Prize given to Operational Excellence and Research and Professional Award. Given to organizations and authors respectively for their performance and to authors who advance new knowledge and understanding of lean and operational excellence.
Lean Enterprise Institute
Lean Enterprise Institute is a not-for-profit organization focused on research, education, and publication of lean thinking theories.
The American Society for Quality is a global community of quality professionals. ASQ is considered among the top certification bodies of Six Sigma.
Industry Week Magazine
Industry week magazine is a business to business publication that provides insights, analysis, news, and research to manufacturing executives.
Institute of industrial Engineers
The Institute of Industrial Engineers is a professional association dedicated to the support of the industrial engineering field.