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by LSSU Admin - Saturday, 30 November 2019, 9:15 AM
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Rodger Sherman is a fellow Northwestern alumnus who I follow on Twitter, for tweets about NU football and beyond. He recently tweeted about NFL field goal percentages, including two helpful line charts (a.k.a. “run charts”): Does a statement like “the worst level in 16 years” mean that it's a statistically meaningful decline? Not necessarily. He […]

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by LSSU Admin - Friday, 29 November 2019, 12:00 PM
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On Fridays I will post a Lean related Quote. Throughout our lifetimes many people touch our lives and leave us with words of wisdom. These can both be a source of new learning and also a point to pause and reflect upon lessons we have learned. Within Lean active learning is an important aspect on this journey because without learning we can not improve.


"Feeling gratitude, and not expressing it, is like wrapping a present and not giving it."  — William Arthur Ward

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by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 5:07 PM
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Clinicians examining a radiograph

In hospital and clinic settings, making the right decisions doesn’t just reduce costs from duplicative work and process inefficiencies — it results in better outcomes for patients. Think about needing to take an extra X-ray because the first captured the wrong foot. Even if it’s the right limb, what if they captured it from the wrong angle?

 
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by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 3:57 PM
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"If we want to engage “everybody everyday” we need to talk turkey to get the root cause of real problems – especially managers."
 
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by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 12:00 PM
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A selection of highlighted blog posts from Lean bloggers from the month of November 2019.  You can also view the previous monthly Lean Roundups here.
KAIZEN – Small Changes vs. Monster Projects – Al Norval explains why small changes add up to big improvements.
10 Behaviors to Practice Respect for People – Jon Miller shares 10 foundational behaviors that promote mutual respect from Virginia Mason.
You’ll NEVER “Find” Time for Continuous Improvement – Jeff Hajek answers the common question...

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by LSSU Admin - Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 12:00 PM
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This is the sixth and last post on my series on the inner workings of the Amazon Fulfillment Center. Here I will look at some supporting processes as well as the all-important employee satisfaction. I will look at the process of taking inventory, security, their interesting office locations on the warehouse floor, Amazon Go stores, … Continue reading The Inner Workings of Amazon Fulfillment Centers – Part 6
 
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by LSSU Admin - Monday, 25 November 2019, 12:00 PM
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For my Facebook fans you already know about this great feature. But for those of you that are not connected to A Lean Journey on Facebook or Twitter I post daily a feature I call Lean Tips.  It is meant to be advice, things I learned from experience, and some knowledge tidbits about Lean to help you along your journey.  Another great reason to like A Lean Journey on Facebook.

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I don't have any “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday” sales for you, but I can offer a giveaway that's co-sponsored by my friends at StoreSMART. They have been sponsors of LeanBlog.org for a few years now. Click the image below or click here to enter. The contest is open through Tuesday, December 10th. Also, please […]

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by LSSU Admin - Friday, 22 November 2019, 1:18 PM
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Healthcare – Creating Value for Patients Healthcare improvement is often done through QI projects in an “artisan” fashion.  To improve healthcare improvement, combat bias and us evidence according to Mary Dixon-Woods.  Her article elicited a response in the same publication. One would think that the incidence of leaving surgical objects inside patients would be a “never event”.  Not […]

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by LSSU Admin - Friday, 22 November 2019, 12:00 PM
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On Fridays I will post a Lean related Quote. Throughout our lifetimes many people touch our lives and leave us with words of wisdom. These can both be a source of new learning and also a point to pause and reflect upon lessons we have learned. Within Lean active learning is an important aspect on this journey because without learning we can not improve.


"What is important is ideas. If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn’t any limit what you can do with your...

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