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The Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 46,127 views
  2. The United Flight 3411 Mess, Holding Individuals Accountable vs. Fixing the System [Updates] 25,717 views
  3. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 23,317 views
  4. Lean Quotes Collection 23,238 views
  5. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 22,364 views
  6. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 22,004 views
  7. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 15,119 views
  8. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 14,931 views
  9. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 14,697 views
  10. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? 13,395 views
  11. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 13,241 views
  12. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient “Pulls” 12,012 views
  13. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 11,980 views
  14. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 10,758 views
  15. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 10,417 views
  16. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 10,330 views
  17. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 9,036 views
  18. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 8,591 views
  19. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 8,247 views
  20. Fighting “We’ve Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 7,327 views
  21. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 7,216 views
  22. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 7,087 views
  23. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,668 views
  24. About Mark Graban 6,665 views
  25. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 6,640 views
  26. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 6,429 views
  27. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 6,344 views
  28. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 6,210 views
  29. Contact Mark Graban 6,178 views
  30. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 6,090 views
  31. Picking on the PICK Chart 6,030 views
  32. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 5,999 views
  33. Podcasts 5,954 views
  34. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 5,539 views
  35. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 5,532 views
  36. What’s the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 5,451 views
  37. Blog 5,146 views
  38. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 5,119 views
  39. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 4,792 views
  40. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 4,777 views
  41. The Truth About Data and PDSA/PDCA from a Toyota Publication 4,722 views
  42. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 4,697 views
  43. Video Podcast Main Page 4,605 views
  44. About LeanBlog.org 4,443 views
  45. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 4,332 views
  46. Passport “Processing Time” or Waiting Time? 4,318 views
  47. “Standard” vs. “Standardized” Work in Lean 4,231 views
  48. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 4,153 views
  49. “Stop the Line” in a Hospital 4,136 views
  50. Proof that 100% Inspection is not 100% Effectiv 4,096 views