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Some of the Most Commented On Posts:

  1. The One Where John Seddon Inaccurately Criticizes Jim Womack 162 comments | 989 views
  2. Who is Visiting? Have any feedback on this Blog? 100 comments | 635 views
  3. Lean Quotes Collection 95 comments | 5,653 views
  4. What’s the Buzz on Lean Certifications? 84 comments | 1,527 views
  5. 10 Things I Wish Lean Practitioners Wouldn’t Say in 2010 60 comments | 989 views
  6. Hospital Workers, Flu Shots & Standardized Work 47 comments | 334 views
  7. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 47 comments | 1,659 views
  8. Reader Question: Short Definition of Lean? 45 comments | 440 views
  9. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 45 comments | 3,505 views
  10. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 44 comments | 3,333 views
  11. Guest Post – Words Matter: Why I Prefer PDSA over PDCA 42 comments | 608 views
  12. What Are Barriers to “Kaizen” in Healthcare? 41 comments | 443 views
  13. Podcast #125 – Mike George on Lean Six Sigma for Government & Politicians 39 comments | 459 views
  14. Lean or “L.A.M.E.”? 39 comments | 1,088 views
  15. Negligent People or a Bad System Leading to Surgical Errors? 36 comments | 374 views
  16. Dear “Lean Six Sigma” Crowd – Lean is About Quality, Too 35 comments | 551 views
  17. “The speed and flexibility is breathtaking” – But in a good way? 34 comments | 260 views
  18. Are We 84.7% Certain We’re in the 90th Percentile? 34 comments | 197 views
  19. Warning: You Can’t Even Draw a Map with this “Value Stream Mapper” App 33 comments | 182 views
  20. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 33 comments | 2,128 views
  21. Is a "Rude" Customer Still Right? 32 comments | 502 views
  22. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 32 comments | 3,116 views
  23. It’s Harder to Tolerate Waste “When You Know What Good Looks Like…” 31 comments | 154 views
  24. What’s Wrong With This Hospital’s Lean Job Posting? 30 comments | 119 views
  25. The Newtown Tragedy – Our National Response and Problem Solving 30 comments | 128 views
  26. The Invisible Waste in Healthcare Leads to Visible Harm to Patients 30 comments | 196 views
  27. An Error Proofing Challenge 30 comments | 215 views
  28. Bad Lean/5S Hits the UK Media 29 comments | 762 views
  29. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 29 comments | 632 views
  30. (Complaining About) Resistance is Futile 28 comments | 496 views
  31. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 28 comments | 2,741 views
  32. April Fool: A New Way to Learn Lean? Wii Lean! 27 comments | 1,453 views
  33. On Amazon, Publishers, and Book Prices 26 comments | 466 views
  34. How Many Hospitals Have Quit Lean Efforts? 26 comments | 85 views
  35. A Lean Guy Watches “CNN’s 25 Shocking Medical Mistakes” 26 comments | 369 views
  36. GM Blames Layoffs on the Japan Earthquake and JIT; Should Instead Look in Mirror 26 comments | 294 views
  37. How to Design Poor Service – Expect 100% Utilization of People or Resources 26 comments | 400 views
  38. A Hard Habit to Break 26 comments | 135 views
  39. Of Blogs and Books (or from Solo to Silo); The Need for Lean in Publishing 25 comments | 165 views
  40. Does Setting a Goal for Number of Kaizens Violate “Kaizen Spirit”? 25 comments | 328 views
  41. A Pharmacist’s Jail Cell Interview – What Good Does Blame Do? 25 comments | 489 views
  42. New Book Gives Negative Review to Performance Reviews 24 comments | 200 views
  43. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 24 comments | 1,879 views
  44. This WSJ Article (as do Many Organizations) Misses the Point of 5S 24 comments | 477 views
  45. Video Interview with LEI’s Jim Womack 24 comments | 102 views
  46. Forget Pull or Push, Focus on Improving Patient FLOW Instead 24 comments | 471 views
  47. Time & Motion Studies Are Not “Discredited,” Just How They Are Used 24 comments | 1,147 views
  48. Contact Mark Graban 23 comments | 1,781 views
  49. Everyone a Problem Solver? 23 comments | 109 views
  50. Just Call it “5S Six Sigma” Instead of “Lean Sigma,” Please 23 comments | 362 views


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.

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