Tag: Government

Lean Transport: Buses vs. Light Rail

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By Dan MarkovitzMark posted yesterday about the relative leanness of light rail vs. buses. He pointed out thata rail line probably has more...

Bad Systems: TSA at DFW Terminal A

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I'm going to try to tie this into Lean, or so I think. I had the most mind-numbing experience at the Dallas-Fort Worth...

Democrats at the "Gemba"

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Clinton gets close-up glimpse of nurse's life - USATODAY.comIt's probably all just political posturing, but Hillary Clinton recently spent two hours shadowing and observing...

Will Lean Outperform Bureaucracy?

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Worldandnation: Scandal sires bureaucracy It's too bad that the Lean Six Sigma component of the response to the problems at Walter Reed has been lumped...

Government, Soldiers, and Backlogs

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Worldandnation: Backlog has veterans waiting for disability claims Here is a sad case of bad flow, an imbalance in demand and capacity, and the impact...

Toyota’s Training Center

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Toyota University Opens Admissions to Outsiders - WSJ.com The headline is a bit misleading, it should say "Toyota Opens, Then Closes Admissions to Outsiders." The...

The TSA & Explaining "Why"?

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Lean was on my brain traveling home yesterday. Mostly bad examples, but one thing jumped out at me, somewhat positive.I love the TPS...