Monday, April 2, 2018

Lean Roundup #106 – March, 2018


A selection of highlighted blog posts from Lean bloggers from the month of March, 2018.  You can also view the previous monthly Lean Roundups here.

Lean by Playing One Point At-a-Time – Gregg Stocker discusses the lessons of tennis and the similarities to Lean Thinking.

Quality of the Entire Customer Experience – John Hunter explores how the overall quality of the experience impacts on how we need to manage our organizations.

A brilliant mind: 5 Stephen Hawking quotes – Bill DuBois passes along some of his favorite Stephen Hawking quotes and ties them to supply chain planning.

Lean, Agile and the Martial Arts – Pascal Dennis shares his experience with martial arts and discusses the similarities with Lean and Agile.

The question I’d ask in response to “Why are my employees not embracing #Lean?” – Mark Graban elaborates a bit about the question of employees not embracing Lean.

How to Identify and Quantify Savings from Improvement Projects - Aaron Fausz says regardless of the types of improvements you make, it is important to identify and quantify the value realized by the improvements.

How close are your Employee Engagement and Customer Experience Strategies? – Lee Houghton explains why many studies have shown that there is a strong link between an engaged workforce and a satisfied customer base.

Lean.... let’s do life better! – Paul Akers says while lean is simple many people struggle to sustain and there are many opportunities to improve in our daily life.

Lean is All About People – Or is It? 1 of 2 and 2 of 2 – John Miller sked whether it was true that lean was “all about the people” and showed that lean was at least as much about flow, batch size reduction, and the various lean methods that enable that.

Managers Must Help The People They Supervise – Mark Graban talks about how the disconnect between management and the staff supervised can be helped.

The Seven Laws of Lean Disillusionment – Bob Emiliani says there are several recurring themes that framed people’s disillusionment with Lean.

Human Resources and Lean; It Really Is About People - Joe Murli talks about the need to engage HR immediately in Lean transformations.

The Magnificent 7 of Lean Manufacturing - Andrew Quibell shares 7 Manufacturing Basics, a handpicked selection of what he believes are core lean improvement tools, methodologies, and techniques to grasp control of any shop-floor situation.

“People who can’t change their minds can’t change anything else” - Orry Fiume talks about the need to change our collective minds instead of following the “this is the way we have always done it” path.


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