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The Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 43,228 views
  2. Lean Quotes Collection 21,876 views
  3. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 21,011 views
  4. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 20,832 views
  5. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 19,982 views
  6. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 13,773 views
  7. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 13,408 views
  8. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 13,257 views
  9. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 12,476 views
  10. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? 11,431 views
  11. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient “Pulls” 10,791 views
  12. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 10,725 views
  13. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 9,511 views
  14. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 9,203 views
  15. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 8,796 views
  16. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 8,177 views
  17. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 8,142 views
  18. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 7,224 views
  19. Fighting “We’ve Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 6,599 views
  20. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 6,542 views
  21. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 6,391 views
  22. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,381 views
  23. About Mark Graban 6,329 views
  24. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 6,280 views
  25. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 5,826 views
  26. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 5,783 views
  27. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 5,752 views
  28. Contact Mark Graban 5,741 views
  29. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 5,685 views
  30. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 5,630 views
  31. Podcasts 5,248 views
  32. What’s the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 5,154 views
  33. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 5,151 views
  34. Picking on the PICK Chart 5,076 views
  35. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 4,996 views
  36. Blog 4,982 views
  37. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 4,765 views
  38. The Truth About Data and PDSA/PDCA from a Toyota Publication 4,485 views
  39. Video Podcast Main Page 4,473 views
  40. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 4,354 views
  41. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 4,126 views
  42. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 4,101 views
  43. About LeanBlog.org 4,067 views
  44. Passport “Processing Time” or Waiting Time? 4,016 views
  45. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 3,897 views
  46. Lean Resources 3,866 views
  47. Proof that 100% Inspection is not 100% Effectiv 3,739 views
  48. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 3,736 views
  49. “Stop the Line” in a Hospital 3,716 views
  50. “Lean Daily” App Page 3,707 views