Blog "Favorite Posts" Q4 2005 By Mark Graban On Jan 3, 2006 Last updated Mar 28, 2013 0 On the right hand column, I’ve had a “favorite posts” link for some the articles and blog postings that I like the best. I’ll update this with my favorite posts of last quarter. Toyota Bucks Trend by NOT Outsourcing Bad Visual Controls at Baggage Claim Motivating Employees with Catchy Slogans Blue Collar Urban LegendsToyota’s Basic Management PolicyPost continues after ad... Becoming a Lean Manufacturer FEMA’s PDCA Cycle Atlanta Braves Culture of WinningHome Depot’s CEO and Gemba Walks I’ll Bet Merck’s Lean Effort Fails The Blue Collar CEO: Tom LaSorda Employee Shortages Only for “Bad” Companies? Quelling Command and Control Thinking Can You Ignore Your Customers for a Week?Post continues after ad... How to Get More Than 100%, Just Ask Toyota Dell Has Excess Inventories? Lean Healthcare: Protecting Yourself At The Hospital A Frustrated Lean Guy, You Have to Read This Bad Visual Controls Example: Drug Store Kitchen Kaizen: The Coffee Pot Kitchen Kaizen: Standardized Oatmeal? Please check out my main blog page at www.leanblog.org The RSS feed content you are reading is copyrighted by the author, Mark Graban. , , , on the author’s copyright. Please post a comment and join the discussion. Subscribe to get notified about posts daily or weekly. Mark GrabanMark Graban's passion is creating a better, safer, more cost effective healthcare system for patients and better workplaces for all. Mark is a consultant, author, and speaker in the "Lean healthcare" methodology. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent project is an book titled Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus.