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The Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 45,396 views
  2. The United Flight 3411 Mess, Holding Individuals Accountable vs. Fixing the System [Updates] 25,022 views
  3. Lean Quotes Collection 22,797 views
  4. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 22,523 views
  5. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 21,705 views
  6. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 21,526 views
  7. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 14,526 views
  8. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 14,472 views
  9. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 14,315 views
  10. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 13,024 views
  11. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? 12,734 views
  12. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient “Pulls” 11,621 views
  13. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 11,298 views
  14. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 10,149 views
  15. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 10,124 views
  16. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 9,985 views
  17. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 8,789 views
  18. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 8,534 views
  19. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 7,926 views
  20. Fighting “We’ve Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 7,128 views
  21. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 6,940 views
  22. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 6,907 views
  23. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,647 views
  24. About Mark Graban 6,579 views
  25. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 6,510 views
  26. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 6,251 views
  27. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 6,151 views
  28. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 6,077 views
  29. Contact Mark Graban 6,004 views
  30. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 5,976 views
  31. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 5,930 views
  32. Podcasts 5,690 views
  33. Picking on the PICK Chart 5,606 views
  34. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 5,413 views
  35. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 5,386 views
  36. What’s the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 5,344 views
  37. Blog 5,074 views
  38. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 4,989 views
  39. The Truth About Data and PDSA/PDCA from a Toyota Publication 4,653 views
  40. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 4,651 views
  41. Video Podcast Main Page 4,554 views
  42. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 4,522 views
  43. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 4,483 views
  44. About LeanBlog.org 4,305 views
  45. Passport “Processing Time” or Waiting Time? 4,223 views
  46. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 4,187 views
  47. “Stop the Line” in a Hospital 4,029 views
  48. “Standard” vs. “Standardized” Work in Lean 4,018 views
  49. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 4,013 views
  50. Proof that 100% Inspection is not 100% Effectiv 4,010 views