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The Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 44,984 views
  2. The United Flight 3411 Mess, Holding Individuals Accountable vs. Fixing the System [Updates] 24,672 views
  3. Lean Quotes Collection 22,562 views
  4. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 22,007 views
  5. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 21,301 views
  6. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 21,217 views
  7. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 14,333 views
  8. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 14,110 views
  9. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 14,097 views
  10. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 12,917 views
  11. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? 12,348 views
  12. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient “Pulls” 11,417 views
  13. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 11,165 views
  14. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 9,941 views
  15. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 9,763 views
  16. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 9,707 views
  17. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 8,660 views
  18. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 8,518 views
  19. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 7,734 views
  20. Fighting “We’ve Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 7,034 views
  21. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 6,833 views
  22. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 6,795 views
  23. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,635 views
  24. About Mark Graban 6,512 views
  25. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 6,431 views
  26. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 6,142 views
  27. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 6,019 views
  28. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 5,993 views
  29. Contact Mark Graban 5,924 views
  30. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 5,905 views
  31. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 5,901 views
  32. Podcasts 5,569 views
  33. Picking on the PICK Chart 5,463 views
  34. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 5,321 views
  35. What’s the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 5,304 views
  36. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 5,299 views
  37. Blog 5,045 views
  38. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 4,909 views
  39. The Truth About Data and PDSA/PDCA from a Toyota Publication 4,612 views
  40. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 4,570 views
  41. Video Podcast Main Page 4,542 views
  42. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 4,362 views
  43. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 4,335 views
  44. About LeanBlog.org 4,244 views
  45. Passport “Processing Time” or Waiting Time? 4,166 views
  46. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 4,123 views
  47. Lean Resources 3,959 views
  48. Proof that 100% Inspection is not 100% Effectiv 3,950 views
  49. “Stop the Line” in a Hospital 3,945 views
  50. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 3,938 views