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  10. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 23,056 views
  11. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient (the Customer) "Pulls" 19,548 views
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  15. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 16,982 views
  16. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 15,120 views
  17. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 13,720 views
  18. Guest Post: What is "Yokoten?" 13,601 views
  19. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 13,469 views
  20. The Term "Lean Production" is 25 Years Old - Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 12,565 views
  21. PDF of "Triumph of the Lean Production System" is Finally Available 11,607 views
  22. Picking on the PICK Chart 10,809 views
  23. What Happens to Leaders Who Don't Listen? 10,354 views
  24. Guest Post: The One Thing Lean Six Sigma Got Wrong About Lean 9,905 views
  25. Wise Words from Mark Twain on Continuous Improvement and Perfection 9,824 views
  26. Fighting "We've Always Done It This Way" in Workplaces & Baseball 9,712 views
  27. Podcasts 9,582 views
  28. About Mark Graban 9,291 views
  29. Free Download: Process Tracking Letters for Lean Daily Management Boards 8,859 views
  30. Video on a "2-Bin" Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 8,842 views
  31. Farewell to "30 Rock" & its Six Sigma Jokes 8,583 views
  32. "Standard" vs. "Standardized" Work in Lean 7,861 views
  33. Origins of this Quote on "The Biggest Room in the World"? 7,794 views
  34. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 7,766 views
  35. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 7,751 views
  36. A Toyota Leader on Misunderstandings About the Toyota Production System 7,580 views
  37. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 7,465 views
  38. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 7,313 views
  39. Doctors Bash "Taylorism" and "Toyota Lean" in the New England Journal of Medicine 7,261 views
  40. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 7,118 views
  41. Blog 7,011 views
  42. Lean Comedy 6,945 views
  43. "Quality Circles" Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 6,922 views
  44. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,879 views
  45. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 6,870 views
  46. Contact Mark Graban 6,847 views
  47. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 6,580 views
  48. About 6,485 views
  49. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 6,469 views
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