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The Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 43,455 views
  2. Lean Quotes Collection 21,957 views
  3. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 21,127 views
  4. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 20,878 views
  5. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 20,138 views
  6. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 13,828 views
  7. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 13,477 views
  8. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 13,367 views
  9. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 12,512 views
  10. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? 11,527 views
  11. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient “Pulls” 10,877 views
  12. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 10,755 views
  13. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 9,567 views
  14. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 9,274 views
  15. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 8,937 views
  16. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 8,239 views
  17. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 8,152 views
  18. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 7,270 views
  19. Fighting “We’ve Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 6,635 views
  20. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 6,561 views
  21. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,432 views
  22. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 6,431 views
  23. About Mark Graban 6,357 views
  24. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 6,294 views
  25. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 5,837 views
  26. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 5,826 views
  27. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 5,775 views
  28. Contact Mark Graban 5,760 views
  29. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 5,729 views
  30. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 5,671 views
  31. Podcasts 5,279 views
  32. What’s the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 5,167 views
  33. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 5,166 views
  34. Picking on the PICK Chart 5,110 views
  35. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 5,078 views
  36. Blog 4,992 views
  37. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 4,787 views
  38. The Truth About Data and PDSA/PDCA from a Toyota Publication 4,513 views
  39. Video Podcast Main Page 4,488 views
  40. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 4,374 views
  41. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 4,145 views
  42. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 4,117 views
  43. About LeanBlog.org 4,086 views
  44. Passport “Processing Time” or Waiting Time? 4,038 views
  45. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 3,925 views
  46. Lean Resources 3,876 views
  47. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 3,758 views
  48. Proof that 100% Inspection is not 100% Effectiv 3,752 views
  49. “Stop the Line” in a Hospital 3,741 views
  50. “Lean Daily” App Page 3,710 views