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Weekend Fun: Lean Parody of “The Office”

Here is a funny parody from some students at Notre Dame:

Nice job, including the classic misunderstandings that Lean is some sort of weight loss or fitness program or that all Lean consultants are Japanese…


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  1. A client of ours acted out 5 entire videos leveraging the Office to demonstrate lean principles. They took actual episodes and reworked the script to demonstrate. The very non-professional actors did a fantastic job, particularly the guy that played Dwight. I wish I could share them here.

    Thanks for sharing this one Mark.

  2. Jane says:

    That’s a good video and is great that they used the office to demonstrate it. The great thing about lean principles is once you hear them they make sense.

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