Subtle Shifts in the 7 Wastes of Lean

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Gemba Research – Blog

A new article from the excellent blog at Gemba Research's web site, talking about the Toyota 7 (8? 9? 10?) Wastes. I've heard some people at my company talk about an 8th waste, not fully utilizing people's talents. Either way, it's easier to show people a list of types of waste than it is to teach them to truly see that waste (and act to change it).

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Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and professional speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. His latest book is Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. He also published the anthology Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also a Senior Advisor to the technology company KaiNexus.

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