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The Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 49,521 views
  2. The United Flight 3411 Mess, Holding Individuals Accountable vs. Fixing the System [Updates] 26,424 views
  3. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 26,369 views
  4. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 26,366 views
  5. Lean Quotes Collection 25,287 views
  6. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 23,589 views
  7. Don't Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 17,880 views
  8. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? “L.E.A.N.?” 16,914 views
  9. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 16,813 views
  10. My Thoughts on Standardized Work and #Lean 16,492 views
  11. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 14,970 views
  12. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient “Pulls” 14,866 views
  13. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 14,452 views
  14. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 13,397 views
  15. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 12,894 views
  16. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 12,077 views
  17. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 10,499 views
  18. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 10,286 views
  19. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 9,522 views
  20. Guest Post: The One Thing Lean Six Sigma Got Wrong About Lean 8,855 views
  21. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 7,974 views
  22. Fighting “We've Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 7,912 views
  23. About Mark Graban 7,557 views
  24. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 7,531 views
  25. Picking on the PICK Chart 7,267 views
  26. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 7,123 views
  27. Podcasts 6,944 views
  28. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 6,850 views
  29. Contact Mark Graban 6,837 views
  30. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 6,795 views
  31. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,745 views
  32. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 6,501 views
  33. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 6,312 views
  34. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 6,293 views
  35. Blog 6,043 views
  36. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 5,934 views
  37. What's the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 5,778 views
  38. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 5,662 views
  39. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 5,432 views
  40. “Standard” vs. “Standardized” Work in Lean 5,427 views
  41. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 5,304 views
  42. Wise Words from Mark Twain on Continuous Improvement and Perfection 5,301 views
  43. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 5,169 views
  44. About LeanBlog.org 5,137 views
  45. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 5,106 views
  46. The Truth About Data and PDSA/PDCA from a Toyota Publication 5,094 views
  47. Video Podcast Main Page 4,790 views
  48. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 4,684 views
  49. “Stop the Line” in a Hospital 4,665 views
  50. It's Awful When the Person Teaching #Lean Doesn't Get the Bad 5S Joke 4,661 views