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  7. Don't Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 20,882 views
  8. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? “L.E.A.N.?” 20,820 views
  9. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 19,673 views
  10. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 19,650 views
  11. My Thoughts on Standardized Work and #Lean 17,901 views
  12. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient (the Customer) “Pulls” 16,959 views
  13. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 16,094 views
  14. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 15,482 views
  15. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 13,785 views
  16. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 13,045 views
  17. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 12,978 views
  18. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 11,848 views
  19. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 11,083 views
  20. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 10,096 views
  21. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 9,656 views
  22. Guest Post: The One Thing Lean Six Sigma Got Wrong About Lean 9,361 views
  23. Picking on the PICK Chart 8,888 views
  24. Fighting “We've Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 8,649 views
  25. About Mark Graban 8,347 views
  26. Podcasts 8,071 views
  27. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 8,054 views
  28. What Happens to Leaders Who Don't Listen? 7,885 views
  29. Wise Words from Mark Twain on Continuous Improvement and Perfection 7,797 views
  30. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 7,534 views
  31. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 7,147 views
  32. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 7,090 views
  33. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 6,995 views
  34. Contact Mark Graban 6,839 views
  35. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 6,807 views
  36. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,798 views
  37. “Standard” vs. “Standardized” Work in Lean 6,707 views
  38. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 6,555 views
  39. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 6,542 views
  40. Blog 6,496 views
  41. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 6,136 views
  42. What's the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 6,110 views
  43. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 6,109 views
  44. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 5,830 views
  45. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 5,828 views
  46. About LeanBlog.org 5,791 views
  47. The Truth About Data and PDSA/PDCA from a Toyota Publication 5,588 views
  48. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 5,443 views
  49. It's Awful When the Person Teaching #Lean Doesn't Get the Bad 5S Joke 5,399 views
  50. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 5,272 views

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