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Posts With the Most Comments:

  1. The One Where John Seddon Inaccurately Criticizes Jim Womack 170 comments | 3,062 views
  2. Lean Quotes Collection 108 comments | 24,369 views
  3. Who is Visiting? Have any feedback on this Blog? 100 comments | 706 views
  4. What's the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 91 comments | 5,608 views
  5. Lean Blog Audio Podcast 68 comments | 2,199 views
  6. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 61 comments | 6,160 views
  7. 10 Things I Wish Lean Practitioners Wouldn't Say in 2010 60 comments | 3,146 views
  8. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 55 comments | 14,245 views
  9. Lean or “L.A.M.E.”? 55 comments | 3,952 views
  10. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 53 comments | 8,727 views
  11. Hospital Workers, Flu Shots & Standardized Work 50 comments | 1,625 views
  12. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 50 comments | 5,923 views
  13. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 46 comments | 15,888 views
  14. Reader Question: Short Definition of Lean? 45 comments | 933 views
  15. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 44 comments | 12,160 views
  16. Guest Post – Words Matter: Why I Prefer PDSA over PDCA 42 comments | 1,070 views
  17. What Are Barriers to “Kaizen” in Healthcare? 41 comments | 1,052 views
  18. Updating “Lean Hospitals” and a New eBook, “Practicing Lean” 40 comments | 431 views
  19. Podcast #125 – Mike George on Lean Six Sigma for Government & Politicians 39 comments | 998 views
  20. Dear “Lean Six Sigma” Crowd – Lean is About Quality, Too 38 comments | 1,635 views
  21. Negligent People or a Bad System Leading to Surgical Errors? 37 comments | 740 views
  22. The United Flight 3411 Mess, Holding Individuals Accountable vs. Fixing the System [Updates] 37 comments | 26,162 views
  23. Don't Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 35 comments | 16,533 views
  24. “The speed and flexibility is breathtaking” – But in a good way? 34 comments | 451 views
  25. Are We 84.7% Certain We're in the 90th Percentile? 34 comments | 554 views
  26. Why You Shouldn't Call Yourself “Sensei” Or Make Others Call You That 34 comments | 1,774 views
  27. My Thoughts on Standardized Work and #Lean 34 comments | 15,627 views
  28. Contact Mark Graban 33 comments | 6,529 views
  29. Warning: You Can't Even Draw a Map with this “Value Stream Mapper” App 33 comments | 404 views
  30. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 33 comments | 7,336 views
  31. Bad Lean / 5S Hits the UK Media 32 comments | 2,820 views
  32. What's Wrong With This Hospital's Lean Job Posting? 32 comments | 257 views
  33. Is a "Rude" Customer Still Right? 32 comments | 942 views
  34. It's Harder to Tolerate Waste “When You Know What Good Looks Like…” 31 comments | 188 views
  35. An Error Proofing Challenge 31 comments | 340 views
  36. The Newtown Tragedy – Our National Response and Problem Solving 30 comments | 147 views
  37. April Fool: A New Way to Learn Lean? Wii Lean! 30 comments | 2,986 views
  38. The Invisible Waste in Healthcare Leads to Visible Harm to Patients 30 comments | 279 views
  39. How to Design Poor Service – Expect 100% Utilization of People or Resources 30 comments | 1,514 views
  40. (Complaining About) Resistance is Futile 29 comments | 576 views
  41. Where Do Hospitals Get the Idea that Lean is Only About Cost Reduction? 29 comments | 2,379 views
  42. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 29 comments | 3,754 views
  43. This WSJ Article (as do Many Organizations) Misses the Point of 5S 29 comments | 1,663 views
  44. “Lean Won't Work Here… We're Different” 29 comments | 582 views
  45. Time & Motion Studies Are Not “Discredited,” Just How They Are Used 28 comments | 3,706 views
  46. A Whiteboard Accident Waiting to Happen – How to Error Proof? 27 comments | 3,571 views
  47. GM Blames Layoffs on the Japan Earthquake and JIT; Should Instead Look in Mirror 27 comments | 859 views
  48. Does Setting a Goal for Number of Kaizens Violate “Kaizen Spirit”? 27 comments | 1,089 views
  49. On Amazon, Publishers, and Book Prices 26 comments | 936 views
  50. How Many Hospitals Have Quit Lean Efforts? 26 comments | 217 views