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Lean Blog Flashback to 2010: Lean Shouldn’t Stress People Out

Grumpy Cat DrawingThis week, I’m taking a week off from new blog posts due to a pressing deadline for the 3rd edition of my book Lean Hospitals, our first KaiNexus User Conference, and few other things.

Here is a post from today’s date, October 29, 2010. It’s a guest post by David Veech, who is now at Ohio State University and their Fisher College of Business.

Change isn’t easy and Lean isn’t easy… but it should help employees more than it stresses them out.

Here’s David’s post:

Guest Post – Lean Myth: Lean is Stressful for Workers

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Mark 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 eBook 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.

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