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The 50 Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 58.3k views
  2. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 37.5k views
  3. You'll Love These Idea Boards Spotted at the Society for Health Systems Conference 34.2k views
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  5. Lean Quotes Collection 30.1k views
  6. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 29.2k views
  7. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 28.3k views
  8. Don't Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 27.1k views
  9. The United Flight 3411 Mess, Holding Individuals Accountable vs. Fixing the System [Updates] 27k views
  10. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 26.7k views
  11. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient (the Customer) “Pulls” 23.5k views
  12. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 22k views
  13. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 21.1k views
  14. My Thoughts on Standardized Work and #Lean 20.7k views
  15. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 17.9k views
  16. Free Download: Process Tracking Letters for Lean Daily Management Boards 17.8k views
  17. Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 16.8k views
  18. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 16.6k views
  19. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 15.9k views
  20. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 14.6k views
  21. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 14.3k views
  22. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 13.6k views
  23. Wise Words from Mark Twain on Continuous Improvement and Perfection 13k views
  24. Picking on the PICK Chart 12.5k views
  25. What Happens to Leaders Who Don't Listen? 12.3k views
  26. Podcasts 10.7k views
  27. The One Thing Lean Six Sigma Got Wrong About Lean? 10.6k views
  28. Fighting “We've Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 10.5k views
  29. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 10.2k views
  30. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 10.1k views
  31. About Mark Graban 9.7k views
  32. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 9.6k views
  33. “Standard” vs. “Standardized” Work in Lean 8.7k views
  34. A Toyota Leader on Misunderstandings About the Toyota Production System 8.5k views
  35. Lean Comedy 8.5k views
  36. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 8.5k views
  37. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 8.3k views
  38. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 8.2k views
  39. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 8.1k views
  40. Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 8.1k views
  41. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 8.1k views
  42. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 8k views
  43. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 7.9k views
  44. Blog 7.9k views
  45. Toyota is Admired for Good Reason… But About Those Rotating Job Shifts… 7.7k views
  46. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 7.6k views
  47. About LeanBlog.org 7.6k views
  48. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 7.2k views
  49. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 7.1k views
  50. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 7k views

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