Many of you who took my reader survey (still open and feedback welcome, prizes gone) mentioned that you liked this style of post with links to stuff I’ve been reading. I am to please…
Some links to web articles I have read that maybe don’t merit a full blog post:
- A Large Pepperoni, and Don’t Skimp on the Cheese — The evolution (and continuous reduction of excess plastic) from pizza box lid supports – Kaizen in practice (UniWatch)
- Snooping On the X-ray Tech: A Patient’s Dilemma — What happens when you see an x-ray tech making an error? Speak up or mouth shut? (ProPublica)
- Hospital error rate in Minnesota isn’t improving — Are they just doing the checklists or REALLY doing the checklists? (Star-Tribune)
- Eliminating Sales Quotas May Stimulate Profits — Interesting and possibly counterintuitive research (Stanford)
- Eric Ries On How To Make Any Company Move Like A Lean Startup – Lean Startups for “Intrapreneurs” (Fast Company)
About LeanBlog.org: Mark Graban is a consultant, author, and speaker in the “lean healthcare” methodology. Mark is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. Mark is also the VP of Customer Success for the technology company KaiNexus. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.