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The Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 41,373 views
  2. Lean Quotes Collection 20,983 views
  3. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 20,269 views
  4. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 19,813 views
  5. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 18,987 views
  6. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 13,242 views
  7. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 12,733 views
  8. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 12,405 views
  9. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 12,183 views
  10. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? 10,519 views
  11. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 10,291 views
  12. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient “Pulls” 9,963 views
  13. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 8,971 views
  14. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 8,692 views
  15. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 8,029 views
  16. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 7,806 views
  17. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 7,672 views
  18. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 6,671 views
  19. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 6,342 views
  20. Fighting “We’ve Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 6,269 views
  21. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 6,083 views
  22. About Mark Graban 6,066 views
  23. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 5,875 views
  24. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 5,728 views
  25. Contact Mark Graban 5,556 views
  26. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 5,545 views
  27. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 5,445 views
  28. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 5,334 views
  29. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 5,214 views
  30. What’s the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 5,010 views
  31. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 4,944 views
  32. Blog 4,891 views
  33. Podcasts 4,880 views
  34. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 4,724 views
  35. Picking on the PICK Chart 4,654 views
  36. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 4,569 views
  37. Video Podcast Main Page 4,393 views
  38. The Truth About Data and PDSA/PDCA from a Toyota Publication 4,219 views
  39. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 4,113 views
  40. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 3,914 views
  41. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 3,892 views
  42. About LeanBlog.org 3,864 views
  43. Passport “Processing Time” or Waiting Time? 3,844 views
  44. Lean Resources 3,760 views
  45. “Lean Daily” Android App Page 3,688 views
  46. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 3,635 views
  47. Video: Formula 1 Pit Stops 1950 & Today… a Huge Difference 3,572 views
  48. Proof that 100% Inspection is not 100% Effectiv 3,544 views
  49. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 3,513 views
  50. “Stop the Line” in a Hospital 3,509 views