Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Lean Roundup #113 – October 2018


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

Lean is an Intangible Asset – Bob Emiliani talks about CEOs see Lean as an intangible asset, whether in the form of Lean tools or as a management system, that may or may not produce an income or other financial gain.

Humble Leaders are the Best, Says Lean and now the WSJ – Mark Graban discusses why humble leaders are the most effective leaders.

Three Core Beliefs Fundamental to Standard Work – Jon Miller says there are three core beliefs that create the set the tone or create the cultural environment in which standard work can thrive.

Structured Problem-Solving: Rarely Given the Attention it Deserves – Gregg Stocker shares four main issues that lead to poor problem-solving in an organization.

If You Can't Save 1/10 of a Second, You Can't Save 1 Second – Dan Markovitz shares a story that serves a reminder for leaders that kaizen means *continuous* improvement, not necessarily large improvements.

Strategy in a Time of Explosive Change – Pascal Dennis talks about how you develop and deploy strategy in ‘interesting’ times,

Elimination of Muda is the Key to Efficiency – Pete Abilla describes the 7 types of Muda (waste) from Toyota Production System.

Kata in the Classroom – Ron Pereira talks about his experience teaching “Kata in the Classroom” workshop for a group of 15 students ranging in age from 7 to 13.

What’s the Best Way to Deploy Lean? TPS? DBS? HOS? Other..? – Jon Miller discusses the “best way” for an organization to start or accelerate continuous improvement.

One Way to Improve Your Lean Daily Management Board: From Lists of Numbers to Process Behavior Charts – Mark Graban shares a few photos from a Lean daily management board and what it means.


Ask Art: Does Lean Really Work in A Non-manufacturing Company? – Art Byrne says in his experience non-manufacturing companies gain much more from lean than manufacturing companies do.

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