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The 50 Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 53,194 views
  2. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 31,372 views
  3. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 30,086 views
  4. Lean Quotes Collection 27,859 views
  5. The United Flight 3411 Mess, Holding Individuals Accountable vs. Fixing the System [Updates] 26,676 views
  6. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 25,977 views
  7. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? “L.E.A.N.?” 22,805 views
  8. Don't Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 22,059 views
  9. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 21,787 views
  10. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 21,019 views
  11. My Thoughts on Standardized Work and #Lean 18,528 views
  12. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient (the Customer) “Pulls” 18,094 views
  13. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 16,571 views
  14. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 16,393 views
  15. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 14,749 views
  16. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 14,249 views
  17. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 13,332 views
  18. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 12,546 views
  19. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 11,801 views
  20. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 11,716 views
  21. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 10,521 views
  22. Picking on the PICK Chart 9,622 views
  23. Guest Post: The One Thing Lean Six Sigma Got Wrong About Lean 9,567 views
  24. What Happens to Leaders Who Don't Listen? 9,490 views
  25. Fighting “We've Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 9,076 views
  26. Wise Words from Mark Twain on Continuous Improvement and Perfection 8,805 views
  27. About Mark Graban 8,724 views
  28. Podcasts 8,700 views
  29. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 8,291 views
  30. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 7,874 views
  31. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 7,407 views
  32. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 7,406 views
  33. “Standard” vs. “Standardized” Work in Lean 7,263 views
  34. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 7,093 views
  35. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 7,060 views
  36. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 7,015 views
  37. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 6,870 views
  38. Contact Mark Graban 6,840 views
  39. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,830 views
  40. Blog 6,707 views
  41. A Toyota Leader on Misunderstandings About the Toyota Production System 6,694 views
  42. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 6,597 views
  43. Free Download: Process Tracking Letters for Lean Daily Management Boards 6,464 views
  44. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 6,431 views
  45. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 6,294 views
  46. What's the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 6,247 views
  47. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 6,100 views
  48. About LeanBlog.org 6,098 views
  49. Lean Comedy 5,920 views
  50. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 5,872 views