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  1. The One Where John Seddon Inaccurately Criticizes Jim Womack 164 comments | 2,361 views
  2. Lean Quotes Collection 106 comments | 20,460 views
  3. Who is Visiting? Have any feedback on this Blog? 100 comments | 691 views
  4. What’s the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 90 comments | 4,887 views
  5. Lean Blog Audio Podcast 65 comments | 1,478 views
  6. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 61 comments | 5,589 views
  7. 10 Things I Wish Lean Practitioners Wouldn’t Say in 2010 60 comments | 2,597 views
  8. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 53 comments | 11,980 views
  9. Lean or “L.A.M.E.”? 53 comments | 2,859 views
  10. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 52 comments | 7,952 views
  11. Hospital Workers, Flu Shots & Standardized Work 49 comments | 922 views
  12. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 49 comments | 4,555 views
  13. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 46 comments | 12,936 views
  14. Reader Question: Short Definition of Lean? 45 comments | 824 views
  15. Guest Post – Words Matter: Why I Prefer PDSA over PDCA 42 comments | 969 views
  16. What Are Barriers to “Kaizen” in Healthcare? 41 comments | 844 views
  17. Podcast #125 – Mike George on Lean Six Sigma for Government & Politicians 39 comments | 891 views
  18. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 39 comments | 8,360 views
  19. Dear “Lean Six Sigma” Crowd – Lean is About Quality, Too 38 comments | 1,505 views
  20. Negligent People or a Bad System Leading to Surgical Errors? 37 comments | 679 views
  21. “The speed and flexibility is breathtaking” – But in a good way? 34 comments | 391 views
  22. Are We 84.7% Certain We’re in the 90th Percentile? 34 comments | 450 views
  23. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 34 comments | 12,364 views
  24. Contact Mark Graban 33 comments | 5,402 views
  25. Warning: You Can’t Even Draw a Map with this “Value Stream Mapper” App 33 comments | 377 views
  26. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 33 comments | 11,933 views
  27. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 33 comments | 6,201 views
  28. Bad Lean/5S Hits the UK Media 32 comments | 2,273 views
  29. What’s Wrong With This Hospital’s Lean Job Posting? 32 comments | 242 views
  30. Is a "Rude" Customer Still Right? 32 comments | 860 views
  31. It’s Harder to Tolerate Waste “When You Know What Good Looks Like…” 31 comments | 186 views
  32. The Newtown Tragedy – Our National Response and Problem Solving 30 comments | 146 views
  33. April Fool: A New Way to Learn Lean? Wii Lean! 30 comments | 2,668 views
  34. The Invisible Waste in Healthcare Leads to Visible Harm to Patients 30 comments | 259 views
  35. An Error Proofing Challenge 30 comments | 313 views
  36. (Complaining About) Resistance is Futile 29 comments | 562 views
  37. How to Design Poor Service – Expect 100% Utilization of People or Resources 29 comments | 1,173 views
  38. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 29 comments | 2,492 views
  39. “Lean Won’t Work Here… We’re Different” 29 comments | 549 views
  40. This WSJ Article (as do Many Organizations) Misses the Point of 5S 28 comments | 1,319 views
  41. Time & Motion Studies Are Not “Discredited,” Just How They Are Used 28 comments | 3,023 views
  42. GM Blames Layoffs on the Japan Earthquake and JIT; Should Instead Look in Mirror 27 comments | 778 views
  43. Does Setting a Goal for Number of Kaizens Violate “Kaizen Spirit”? 27 comments | 888 views
  44. On Amazon, Publishers, and Book Prices 26 comments | 872 views
  45. Updating “Lean Hospitals” and a New eBook, “Practicing Lean” 26 comments | 333 views
  46. How Many Hospitals Have Quit Lean Efforts? 26 comments | 177 views
  47. A Lean Guy Watches “CNN’s 25 Shocking Medical Mistakes” 26 comments | 2,071 views
  48. A Hard Habit to Break 26 comments | 176 views
  49. A Pharmacist’s Jail Cell Interview – What Good Does Blame Do? 26 comments | 1,188 views
  50. Of Blogs and Books (or from Solo to Silo); The Need for Lean in Publishing 25 comments | 172 views

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