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The Most Highly Read Posts on LeanBlog.org:

  1. What is “Lean”? 42,475 views
  2. Lean Quotes Collection 21,545 views
  3. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 20,571 views
  4. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 20,547 views
  5. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 19,533 views
  6. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 13,568 views
  7. My Thoughts on Standardized Work 13,149 views
  8. Don’t Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 12,898 views
  9. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 12,358 views
  10. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? 11,084 views
  11. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 10,551 views
  12. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient “Pulls” 10,393 views
  13. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 9,264 views
  14. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 9,010 views
  15. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 8,375 views
  16. Guest Post: The one thing Lean Six Sigma got wrong about Lean 8,082 views
  17. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 7,986 views
  18. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 6,961 views
  19. Fighting “We’ve Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 6,495 views
  20. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 6,467 views
  21. About Mark Graban 6,215 views
  22. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 6,213 views
  23. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 6,172 views
  24. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 5,769 views
  25. Contact Mark Graban 5,678 views
  26. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 5,673 views
  27. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 5,646 views
  28. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 5,519 views
  29. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 5,429 views
  30. What’s the Buzz on #Lean Certifications? [Be Sure to Read the Comments!] 5,096 views
  31. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 5,055 views
  32. Podcasts 5,044 views
  33. Blog 4,950 views
  34. Picking on the PICK Chart 4,913 views
  35. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 4,903 views
  36. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 4,710 views
  37. Video Podcast Main Page 4,450 views
  38. The Truth About Data and PDSA/PDCA from a Toyota Publication 4,398 views
  39. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 4,251 views
  40. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 4,033 views
  41. About LeanBlog.org 4,002 views
  42. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 4,001 views
  43. Passport “Processing Time” or Waiting Time? 3,944 views
  44. Lean Resources 3,822 views
  45. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 3,787 views
  46. “Lean Daily” App Page 3,698 views
  47. Proof that 100% Inspection is not 100% Effectiv 3,670 views
  48. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 3,642 views
  49. Video: Formula 1 Pit Stops 1950 & Today… a Huge Difference 3,625 views
  50. “Stop the Line” in a Hospital 3,617 views