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The 50 Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 54,246 views
  2. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 32,542 views
  3. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 30,990 views
  4. Lean Quotes Collection 28,399 views
  5. The United Flight 3411 Mess, Holding Individuals Accountable vs. Fixing the System [Updates] 26,763 views
  6. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 26,655 views
  7. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? “L.E.A.N.?” 23,982 views
  8. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 23,170 views
  9. Don't Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 22,713 views
  10. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 22,129 views
  11. My Thoughts on Standardized Work and #Lean 18,971 views
  12. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient (the Customer) “Pulls” 18,775 views
  13. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 17,025 views
  14. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 16,994 views
  15. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 15,954 views
  16. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 14,639 views
  17. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 13,563 views
  18. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 13,029 views
  19. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 12,741 views
  20. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 12,149 views
  21. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 11,086 views
  22. Picking on the PICK Chart 10,159 views
  23. What Happens to Leaders Who Don't Listen? 9,978 views
  24. Guest Post: The One Thing Lean Six Sigma Got Wrong About Lean 9,766 views
  25. Fighting “We've Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 9,385 views
  26. Wise Words from Mark Twain on Continuous Improvement and Perfection 9,375 views
  27. Podcasts 9,184 views
  28. About Mark Graban 9,038 views
  29. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 8,606 views
  30. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 8,268 views
  31. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 7,614 views
  32. “Standard” vs. “Standardized” Work in Lean 7,612 views
  33. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 7,604 views
  34. Free Download: Process Tracking Letters for Lean Daily Management Boards 7,510 views
  35. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 7,477 views
  36. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 7,202 views
  37. A Toyota Leader on Misunderstandings About the Toyota Production System 7,202 views
  38. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 7,134 views
  39. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 7,102 views
  40. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 6,956 views
  41. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,857 views
  42. Blog 6,848 views
  43. Contact Mark Graban 6,846 views
  44. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 6,660 views
  45. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 6,612 views
  46. Lean Comedy 6,522 views
  47. What's the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 6,334 views
  48. About LeanBlog.org 6,325 views
  49. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 6,309 views
  50. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 6,275 views

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