New Column on the Lean Directions Site


    Lean Directions: LEAN vs. LAME

    It's a bit recursive to link to a post that links to me, but Mike Thelen (a frequent comment participant here) has a new online column through the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. He always has something good to share, so check it out.

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    Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and professional speaker, and podcaster with experience in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. Mark's new book is The Mistakes That Make Us: Cultivating a Culture of Learning and Innovation. He is also the author of Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More, the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, and the anthology Practicing Lean. Mark is also a Senior Advisor to the technology company KaiNexus.


    1. I just this second had a conversation with one of my co-workers about the difference between lean and LAME. I came to the blog to print him a copy of your original posting on LAME and look what I find!
      Great recognition. We’ll make this an industry buzzword yet!


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