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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Lean Roundup #159 – August 2022

A selection of highlighted blog posts from Lean bloggers from the month of August 2022.  You can also view the previous monthly Lean Roundups here. 


Root Cause to Solution Identification Simplified – John Knotts shares simple concepts, called Divergent to Convergent Thinking, Silent Brainstorming, Affinity Diagraming, and Tree Diagraming you can quickly use to determine the root causes of a problem and identify potential solutions.


Kaizen Kaizen Kaizen – Bob Emiliani says for Lean management to finally fulfill its mission to displace classical management Lean practitioners must return to Toyota-style kaizen.


What is Courage & How does it relate to True North? – Pascal Dennis explains achieving True North requires all the cardinal virtues and none more than courage.


Everyday Collaboration – Bruce Hamilton explains the greater amplification to our continuous improvement efforts lies in our ability to work together in the moment to solve many small problems. 


What is One-Piece Flow? – Christoph Roser explains the often misunderstood concept of one-piece flow.


Maybe “Just in Time” (JIT) Should Be Called “Short Lead Time” (SLT) Supply Chains – Mark Graban discusses the confusion with the term JIT and why it should really be called something else.


Achieve Alignment with Hoshin Kanri - Matt Banna describes how your organization can take strategic planning to the next level with Hoshin Kanri.


How to Test Your A3 Thinking – Tracey Richardson shares an approach that could help you test the logic of your A3 thinking.


Ask Art: Is Lean a Good Cost-Reduction Program? – Art Byrne explains why lean thinking and practice is a business strategy, not merely a cost-cutting strategy.


Tell me about your metrics and I’ll tell you who you are - Flávio Battaglia says management by indicators can be a trap leading us to make decisions that are inconsistent with the real needs of a company and balance between facts and data is key.


Lean through four generations – Jim Womack says every lean generation has faced challenges, and it’s critical we understand the context around us if we are to continue to grow our Community.

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