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Posts With the Most Comments:

  1. The One Where John Seddon Inaccurately Criticizes Jim Womack 164 comments | 2,543 views
  2. Lean Quotes Collection 108 comments | 21,878 views
  3. Who is Visiting? Have any feedback on this Blog? 100 comments | 696 views
  4. What’s the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 90 comments | 5,156 views
  5. Lean Blog Audio Podcast 68 comments | 1,743 views
  6. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 61 comments | 5,827 views
  7. 10 Things I Wish Lean Practitioners Wouldn’t Say in 2010 60 comments | 2,694 views
  8. Lean or “L.A.M.E.”? 54 comments | 3,142 views
  9. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 53 comments | 12,476 views
  10. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 52 comments | 8,142 views
  11. Hospital Workers, Flu Shots & Standardized Work 49 comments | 1,055 views
  12. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 49 comments | 4,997 views
  13. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 46 comments | 13,774 views
  14. Reader Question: Short Definition of Lean? 45 comments | 857 views
  15. Guest Post – Words Matter: Why I Prefer PDSA over PDCA 42 comments | 1,004 views
  16. What Are Barriers to “Kaizen” in Healthcare? 41 comments | 906 views
  17. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 40 comments | 9,203 views
  18. Podcast #125 – Mike George on Lean Six Sigma for Government & Politicians 39 comments | 925 views
  19. Dear “Lean Six Sigma” Crowd – Lean is About Quality, Too 38 comments | 1,582 views
  20. Negligent People or a Bad System Leading to Surgical Errors? 37 comments | 697 views
  21. “The speed and flexibility is breathtaking” – But in a good way? 34 comments | 406 views
  22. Are We 84.7% Certain We’re in the 90th Percentile? 34 comments | 473 views
  23. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 34 comments | 13,408 views
  24. Contact Mark Graban 33 comments | 5,742 views
  25. Warning: You Can’t Even Draw a Map with this “Value Stream Mapper” App 33 comments | 386 views
  26. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 33 comments | 13,259 views
  27. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 33 comments | 6,542 views
  28. Bad Lean/5S Hits the UK Media 32 comments | 2,402 views
  29. What’s Wrong With This Hospital’s Lean Job Posting? 32 comments | 246 views
  30. Is a "Rude" Customer Still Right? 32 comments | 887 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 | 147 views
  33. April Fool: A New Way to Learn Lean? Wii Lean! 30 comments | 2,781 views
  34. The Invisible Waste in Healthcare Leads to Visible Harm to Patients 30 comments | 269 views
  35. An Error Proofing Challenge 30 comments | 328 views
  36. (Complaining About) Resistance is Futile 29 comments | 562 views
  37. Updating “Lean Hospitals” and a New eBook, “Practicing Lean” 29 comments | 351 views
  38. Where Do Hospitals Get the Idea that Lean is Only About Cost Reduction? 29 comments | 2,200 views
  39. How to Design Poor Service – Expect 100% Utilization of People or Resources 29 comments | 1,272 views
  40. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 29 comments | 2,876 views
  41. “Lean Won’t Work Here… We’re Different” 29 comments | 559 views
  42. This WSJ Article (as do Many Organizations) Misses the Point of 5S 28 comments | 1,419 views
  43. Time & Motion Studies Are Not “Discredited,” Just How They Are Used 28 comments | 3,227 views
  44. A Whiteboard Accident Waiting to Happen – How to Error Proof? 27 comments | 2,850 views
  45. GM Blames Layoffs on the Japan Earthquake and JIT; Should Instead Look in Mirror 27 comments | 802 views
  46. Does Setting a Goal for Number of Kaizens Violate “Kaizen Spirit”? 27 comments | 945 views
  47. On Amazon, Publishers, and Book Prices 26 comments | 897 views
  48. How Many Hospitals Have Quit Lean Efforts? 26 comments | 183 views
  49. A Lean Guy Watches “CNN’s 25 Shocking Medical Mistakes” 26 comments | 2,121 views
  50. A Hard Habit to Break 26 comments | 177 views