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Some of the Most Commented On Posts:

  1. The One Where John Seddon Inaccurately Criticizes Jim Womack 162 comments | 1,093 views
  2. Who is Visiting? Have any feedback on this Blog? 100 comments | 635 views
  3. Lean Quotes Collection 95 comments | 6,664 views
  4. What’s the Buzz on Lean Certifications? 84 comments | 1,756 views
  5. 10 Things I Wish Lean Practitioners Wouldn’t Say in 2010 60 comments | 1,086 views
  6. Hospital Workers, Flu Shots & Standardized Work 47 comments | 341 views
  7. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 47 comments | 1,766 views
  8. Reader Question: Short Definition of Lean? 45 comments | 463 views
  9. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 45 comments | 3,981 views
  10. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 44 comments | 3,885 views
  11. Guest Post – Words Matter: Why I Prefer PDSA over PDCA 42 comments | 642 views
  12. What Are Barriers to “Kaizen” in Healthcare? 41 comments | 466 views
  13. Podcast #125 – Mike George on Lean Six Sigma for Government & Politicians 39 comments | 514 views
  14. Lean or “L.A.M.E.”? 39 comments | 1,185 views
  15. Dear “Lean Six Sigma” Crowd – Lean is About Quality, Too 38 comments | 784 views
  16. Negligent People or a Bad System Leading to Surgical Errors? 36 comments | 403 views
  17. “The speed and flexibility is breathtaking” – But in a good way? 34 comments | 270 views
  18. Are We 84.7% Certain We’re in the 90th Percentile? 34 comments | 209 views
  19. Warning: You Can’t Even Draw a Map with this “Value Stream Mapper” App 33 comments | 200 views
  20. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 33 comments | 2,475 views
  21. Is a "Rude" Customer Still Right? 32 comments | 526 views
  22. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 32 comments | 3,725 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 | 124 views
  25. The Newtown Tragedy – Our National Response and Problem Solving 30 comments | 130 views
  26. The Invisible Waste in Healthcare Leads to Visible Harm to Patients 30 comments | 200 views
  27. An Error Proofing Challenge 30 comments | 222 views
  28. Bad Lean/5S Hits the UK Media 29 comments | 835 views
  29. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 29 comments | 730 views
  30. (Complaining About) Resistance is Futile 28 comments | 498 views
  31. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 28 comments | 3,271 views
  32. April Fool: A New Way to Learn Lean? Wii Lean! 27 comments | 1,554 views
  33. On Amazon, Publishers, and Book Prices 26 comments | 486 views
  34. How Many Hospitals Have Quit Lean Efforts? 26 comments | 89 views
  35. A Lean Guy Watches “CNN’s 25 Shocking Medical Mistakes” 26 comments | 401 views
  36. GM Blames Layoffs on the Japan Earthquake and JIT; Should Instead Look in Mirror 26 comments | 303 views
  37. How to Design Poor Service – Expect 100% Utilization of People or Resources 26 comments | 441 views
  38. A Hard Habit to Break 26 comments | 137 views
  39. Of Blogs and Books (or from Solo to Silo); The Need for Lean in Publishing 25 comments | 168 views
  40. Does Setting a Goal for Number of Kaizens Violate “Kaizen Spirit”? 25 comments | 403 views
  41. A Pharmacist’s Jail Cell Interview – What Good Does Blame Do? 25 comments | 537 views
  42. New Book Gives Negative Review to Performance Reviews 24 comments | 231 views
  43. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 24 comments | 2,276 views
  44. This WSJ Article (as do Many Organizations) Misses the Point of 5S 24 comments | 529 views
  45. Video Interview with LEI’s Jim Womack 24 comments | 105 views
  46. Forget Pull or Push, Focus on Improving Patient FLOW Instead 24 comments | 564 views
  47. Time & Motion Studies Are Not “Discredited,” Just How They Are Used 24 comments | 1,294 views
  48. Contact Mark Graban 23 comments | 2,045 views
  49. Everyone a Problem Solver? 23 comments | 109 views
  50. Just Call it “5S Six Sigma” Instead of “Lean Sigma,” Please 23 comments | 399 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. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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