Covid-19 has disrupted the world. We have been thrust into a situation where we are required to rapidly adapt and innovate, and the stakes have never been higher. Lean principles of continuous improvement and respect for people are more relevant than ever, and we all have a duty to help each other during these times.
News coverage has been extensive and often overwhelming, so, here, I simply share a few stories of how some folks and organizations are using lean thinking to help cope with these challenging conditions.
A Portland manufacturer uses lean principles to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission at work.
Michale Balle describes How Lean Can Help in a Crisis.
David Verble reminds leaders that now is the time to trust improvement leaders to help.
Hospital elevator buttons are dirty. Many are using the ‘toothpick' hack to avoid touching elevator buttons.
Help others stay healthy, safe, and connected,
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