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Some of the Most Commented On Posts:

  1. The One Where John Seddon Inaccurately Criticizes Jim Womack 163 comments | 1,216 views
  2. Who is Visiting? Have any feedback on this Blog? 100 comments | 637 views
  3. Lean Quotes Collection 95 comments | 7,994 views
  4. What’s the Buzz on Lean Certifications? 86 comments | 2,057 views
  5. 10 Things I Wish Lean Practitioners Wouldn’t Say in 2010 60 comments | 1,246 views
  6. Hospital Workers, Flu Shots & Standardized Work 47 comments | 346 views
  7. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 47 comments | 1,962 views
  8. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 45 comments | 5,035 views
  9. Reader Question: Short Definition of Lean? 45 comments | 497 views
  10. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 45 comments | 4,458 views
  11. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 45 comments | 4,610 views
  12. Guest Post – Words Matter: Why I Prefer PDSA over PDCA 42 comments | 694 views
  13. What Are Barriers to “Kaizen” in Healthcare? 41 comments | 506 views
  14. Podcast #125 – Mike George on Lean Six Sigma for Government & Politicians 39 comments | 555 views
  15. Lean or “L.A.M.E.”? 39 comments | 1,317 views
  16. Dear “Lean Six Sigma” Crowd – Lean is About Quality, Too 38 comments | 903 views
  17. Negligent People or a Bad System Leading to Surgical Errors? 36 comments | 422 views
  18. “The speed and flexibility is breathtaking” – But in a good way? 34 comments | 278 views
  19. Are We 84.7% Certain We’re in the 90th Percentile? 34 comments | 223 views
  20. Warning: You Can’t Even Draw a Map with this “Value Stream Mapper” App 33 comments | 242 views
  21. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 33 comments | 2,927 views
  22. Is a "Rude" Customer Still Right? 32 comments | 568 views
  23. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 32 comments | 4,370 views
  24. It’s Harder to Tolerate Waste “When You Know What Good Looks Like…” 31 comments | 154 views
  25. What’s Wrong With This Hospital’s Lean Job Posting? 30 comments | 129 views
  26. The Newtown Tragedy – Our National Response and Problem Solving 30 comments | 131 views
  27. The Invisible Waste in Healthcare Leads to Visible Harm to Patients 30 comments | 210 views
  28. An Error Proofing Challenge 30 comments | 231 views
  29. Bad Lean/5S Hits the UK Media 29 comments | 965 views
  30. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 29 comments | 850 views
  31. (Complaining About) Resistance is Futile 28 comments | 503 views
  32. April Fool: A New Way to Learn Lean? Wii Lean! 28 comments | 1,693 views
  33. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 28 comments | 3,926 views
  34. On Amazon, Publishers, and Book Prices 26 comments | 510 views
  35. How Many Hospitals Have Quit Lean Efforts? 26 comments | 97 views
  36. A Lean Guy Watches “CNN’s 25 Shocking Medical Mistakes” 26 comments | 439 views
  37. GM Blames Layoffs on the Japan Earthquake and JIT; Should Instead Look in Mirror 26 comments | 366 views
  38. How to Design Poor Service – Expect 100% Utilization of People or Resources 26 comments | 483 views
  39. A Hard Habit to Break 26 comments | 141 views
  40. Of Blogs and Books (or from Solo to Silo); The Need for Lean in Publishing 25 comments | 168 views
  41. Does Setting a Goal for Number of Kaizens Violate “Kaizen Spirit”? 25 comments | 481 views
  42. A Pharmacist’s Jail Cell Interview – What Good Does Blame Do? 25 comments | 593 views
  43. Contact Mark Graban 24 comments | 2,727 views
  44. New Book Gives Negative Review to Performance Reviews 24 comments | 265 views
  45. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 24 comments | 2,675 views
  46. This WSJ Article (as do Many Organizations) Misses the Point of 5S 24 comments | 594 views
  47. Video Interview with LEI’s Jim Womack 24 comments | 108 views
  48. Forget Pull or Push, Focus on Improving Patient FLOW Instead 24 comments | 678 views
  49. Time & Motion Studies Are Not “Discredited,” Just How They Are Used 24 comments | 1,443 views
  50. Everyone a Problem Solver? 23 comments | 110 views


About LeanBlog.org: 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. Mark is also the
VP of Customer Success for the technology company KaiNexus.

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