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The 50 Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 56,083 views
  2. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 35,192 views
  3. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 32,544 views
  4. Lean Quotes Collection 29,479 views
  5. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 27,677 views
  6. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? “L.E.A.N.?” 27,065 views
  7. The United Flight 3411 Mess, Holding Individuals Accountable vs. Fixing the System [Updates] 26,873 views
  8. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 26,365 views
  9. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 24,822 views
  10. Don't Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 24,530 views
  11. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient (the Customer) “Pulls” 20,997 views
  12. My Thoughts on Standardized Work and #Lean 19,831 views
  13. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 18,745 views
  14. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 18,498 views
  15. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 17,705 views
  16. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 15,763 views
  17. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 15,051 views
  18. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 14,206 views
  19. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 14,081 views
  20. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 13,350 views
  21. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 12,440 views
  22. Free Download: Process Tracking Letters for Lean Daily Management Boards 12,350 views
  23. Picking on the PICK Chart 11,386 views
  24. What Happens to Leaders Who Don't Listen? 11,105 views
  25. Wise Words from Mark Twain on Continuous Improvement and Perfection 10,795 views
  26. Podcasts 10,199 views
  27. Guest Post: The One Thing Lean Six Sigma Got Wrong About Lean 10,102 views
  28. Fighting “We've Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 10,093 views
  29. About Mark Graban 9,621 views
  30. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 9,241 views
  31. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 9,131 views
  32. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 8,660 views
  33. “Standard” vs. “Standardized” Work in Lean 8,308 views
  34. A Toyota Leader on Misunderstandings About the Toyota Production System 8,213 views
  35. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 8,038 views
  36. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 7,985 views
  37. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 7,898 views
  38. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 7,843 views
  39. Lean Comedy 7,604 views
  40. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 7,429 views
  41. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 7,408 views
  42. Blog 7,359 views
  43. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 7,359 views
  44. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 7,145 views
  45. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 7,078 views
  46. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 7,002 views
  47. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 6,913 views
  48. Contact Mark Graban 6,848 views
  49. About LeanBlog.org 6,816 views
  50. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 6,723 views

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