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  18. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 12,226 views
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  31. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 7,272 views
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  34. “Standard” vs. “Standardized” Work in Lean 6,934 views
  35. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 6,916 views
  36. Contact Mark Graban 6,839 views
  37. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,819 views
  38. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 6,812 views
  39. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 6,703 views
  40. Blog 6,591 views
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  42. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 6,258 views
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