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Some of the Most Commented On Posts:

  1. The One Where John Seddon Inaccurately Criticizes Jim Womack 163 comments | 1,289 views
  2. Who is Visiting? Have any feedback on this Blog? 100 comments | 638 views
  3. Lean Quotes Collection 95 comments | 8,707 views
  4. What’s the Buzz on Lean Certifications? 86 comments | 2,201 views
  5. 10 Things I Wish Lean Practitioners Wouldn’t Say in 2010 60 comments | 1,341 views
  6. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 49 comments | 5,669 views
  7. Hospital Workers, Flu Shots & Standardized Work 47 comments | 354 views
  8. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 47 comments | 2,058 views
  9. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 46 comments | 4,934 views
  10. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 45 comments | 5,341 views
  11. Reader Question: Short Definition of Lean? 45 comments | 513 views
  12. Guest Post – Words Matter: Why I Prefer PDSA over PDCA 42 comments | 712 views
  13. What Are Barriers to “Kaizen” in Healthcare? 41 comments | 530 views
  14. Lean or “L.A.M.E.”? 41 comments | 1,375 views
  15. Podcast #125 – Mike George on Lean Six Sigma for Government & Politicians 39 comments | 584 views
  16. Dear “Lean Six Sigma” Crowd – Lean is About Quality, Too 38 comments | 950 views
  17. Negligent People or a Bad System Leading to Surgical Errors? 36 comments | 443 views
  18. “The speed and flexibility is breathtaking” – But in a good way? 34 comments | 285 views
  19. Are We 84.7% Certain We’re in the 90th Percentile? 34 comments | 230 views
  20. Warning: You Can’t Even Draw a Map with this “Value Stream Mapper” App 33 comments | 254 views
  21. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 33 comments | 3,124 views
  22. Is a "Rude" Customer Still Right? 32 comments | 591 views
  23. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 32 comments | 4,762 views
  24. It’s Harder to Tolerate Waste “When You Know What Good Looks Like…” 31 comments | 157 views
  25. What’s Wrong With This Hospital’s Lean Job Posting? 30 comments | 133 views
  26. The Newtown Tragedy – Our National Response and Problem Solving 30 comments | 132 views
  27. The Invisible Waste in Healthcare Leads to Visible Harm to Patients 30 comments | 211 views
  28. An Error Proofing Challenge 30 comments | 236 views
  29. Bad Lean/5S Hits the UK Media 29 comments | 1,042 views
  30. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 29 comments | 898 views
  31. (Complaining About) Resistance is Futile 28 comments | 506 views
  32. April Fool: A New Way to Learn Lean? Wii Lean! 28 comments | 1,755 views
  33. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 28 comments | 4,291 views
  34. On Amazon, Publishers, and Book Prices 26 comments | 533 views
  35. How Many Hospitals Have Quit Lean Efforts? 26 comments | 101 views
  36. A Lean Guy Watches “CNN’s 25 Shocking Medical Mistakes” 26 comments | 629 views
  37. GM Blames Layoffs on the Japan Earthquake and JIT; Should Instead Look in Mirror 26 comments | 384 views
  38. How to Design Poor Service – Expect 100% Utilization of People or Resources 26 comments | 516 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 | 495 views
  42. A Pharmacist’s Jail Cell Interview – What Good Does Blame Do? 25 comments | 635 views
  43. Contact Mark Graban 24 comments | 2,936 views
  44. New Book Gives Negative Review to Performance Reviews 24 comments | 281 views
  45. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 24 comments | 2,888 views
  46. This WSJ Article (as do Many Organizations) Misses the Point of 5S 24 comments | 609 views
  47. Video Interview with LEI’s Jim Womack 24 comments | 110 views
  48. Forget Pull or Push, Focus on Improving Patient FLOW Instead 24 comments | 713 views
  49. Time & Motion Studies Are Not “Discredited,” Just How They Are Used 24 comments | 1,529 views
  50. Everyone a Problem Solver? 23 comments | 114 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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