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Posts With the Most Comments:

  1. The One Where John Seddon Inaccurately Criticizes Jim Womack 166 comments | 2,610 views
  2. Lean Quotes Collection 108 comments | 22,260 views
  3. Who is Visiting? Have any feedback on this Blog? 100 comments | 697 views
  4. What’s the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 90 comments | 5,229 views
  5. Lean Blog Audio Podcast 68 comments | 1,832 views
  6. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 61 comments | 5,874 views
  7. 10 Things I Wish Lean Practitioners Wouldn’t Say in 2010 60 comments | 2,807 views
  8. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 54 comments | 12,801 views
  9. Lean or “L.A.M.E.”? 54 comments | 3,220 views
  10. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 53 comments | 8,492 views
  11. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 50 comments | 5,210 views
  12. Hospital Workers, Flu Shots & Standardized Work 49 comments | 1,067 views
  13. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 46 comments | 14,106 views
  14. Reader Question: Short Definition of Lean? 45 comments | 866 views
  15. Guest Post – Words Matter: Why I Prefer PDSA over PDCA 42 comments | 1,021 views
  16. What Are Barriers to “Kaizen” in Healthcare? 41 comments | 944 views
  17. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 40 comments | 9,546 views
  18. Podcast #125 – Mike George on Lean Six Sigma for Government & Politicians 39 comments | 939 views
  19. Dear “Lean Six Sigma” Crowd – Lean is About Quality, Too 38 comments | 1,591 views
  20. Negligent People or a Bad System Leading to Surgical Errors? 37 comments | 702 views
  21. The United Flight 3411 Mess, Holding Individuals Accountable vs. Fixing the System [Updates] 37 comments | 23,778 views
  22. “The speed and flexibility is breathtaking” – But in a good way? 34 comments | 413 views
  23. Are We 84.7% Certain We’re in the 90th Percentile? 34 comments | 493 views
  24. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 34 comments | 13,782 views
  25. Contact Mark Graban 33 comments | 5,851 views
  26. Warning: You Can’t Even Draw a Map with this “Value Stream Mapper” App 33 comments | 387 views
  27. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 33 comments | 13,758 views
  28. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 33 comments | 6,652 views
  29. Bad Lean/5S Hits the UK Media 32 comments | 2,444 views
  30. What’s Wrong With This Hospital’s Lean Job Posting? 32 comments | 250 views
  31. Is a "Rude" Customer Still Right? 32 comments | 898 views
  32. It’s Harder to Tolerate Waste “When You Know What Good Looks Like…” 31 comments | 187 views
  33. Why You Shouldn’t Call Yourself “Sensei” Or Make Others Call You That 31 comments | 1,521 views
  34. The Newtown Tragedy – Our National Response and Problem Solving 30 comments | 147 views
  35. April Fool: A New Way to Learn Lean? Wii Lean! 30 comments | 2,839 views
  36. Updating “Lean Hospitals” and a New eBook, “Practicing Lean” 30 comments | 401 views
  37. The Invisible Waste in Healthcare Leads to Visible Harm to Patients 30 comments | 270 views
  38. An Error Proofing Challenge 30 comments | 333 views
  39. (Complaining About) Resistance is Futile 29 comments | 563 views
  40. Where Do Hospitals Get the Idea that Lean is Only About Cost Reduction? 29 comments | 2,246 views
  41. How to Design Poor Service – Expect 100% Utilization of People or Resources 29 comments | 1,295 views
  42. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 29 comments | 3,012 views
  43. “Lean Won’t Work Here… We’re Different” 29 comments | 564 views
  44. This WSJ Article (as do Many Organizations) Misses the Point of 5S 28 comments | 1,443 views
  45. Time & Motion Studies Are Not “Discredited,” Just How They Are Used 28 comments | 3,273 views
  46. A Whiteboard Accident Waiting to Happen – How to Error Proof? 27 comments | 2,953 views
  47. GM Blames Layoffs on the Japan Earthquake and JIT; Should Instead Look in Mirror 27 comments | 810 views
  48. Does Setting a Goal for Number of Kaizens Violate “Kaizen Spirit”? 27 comments | 962 views
  49. On Amazon, Publishers, and Book Prices 26 comments | 908 views
  50. How Many Hospitals Have Quit Lean Efforts? 26 comments | 190 views