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by LSSU Admin - Thursday, 17 December 2020, 10:20 PM
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What gifts of leading do you give each day? Today I have several gifts of leading for you! In the article below (originally published on LinkedIn), I share three takeaways that Isao Yoshino has shared with me about the importance of leading. Plus I have some bonus gifts of leading (and learning) for you at […]

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In Episode 23, Mark and Jamie return to finish out 2020, this time joined by Kentucky native Deondra Wardelle, so naturally Kentucky bourbon is our whiskey category of choice. Bourbons selected include Brough Brothers, Willett, and Barton 1792. After introducing Deondra to our listeners, we take a moment to toast the life of Norman Bodek, […]

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by LSSU Admin - Thursday, 17 December 2020, 5:55 PM
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“Recently, Michel Baudin […] invited practitioners to further contribute to the knowledge on QRQC, among which myself. As I feel a brief answer on LinkedIn would not do justice to the richness of QRQC, I decided to dedicate a post to the topic. Without ambition, however, to try and be complete in this post, which I […]

The post QRQC at Valeo | Rob van Stekelenborg appeared first on Michel Baudin's Blog.

 
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Thanks everybody for reading my blog here in 2020. When I posted the top 10 most-read posts from the first half of the year, things were very Covid heavy. I've blogged less about that (but more about issues like #RootCauseRacism). We can see the light at the end of the tunnel… when it comes to […]

The post What Were the 11 Most Read LeanBlog.org Posts of the Second Half of 2020? appeared first on Lean Blog.

 
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by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 1:00 PM
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Five Hot Ways to Use Heatmap Visualizations

The heatmap is one of the hot new visualizations that were recently introduced in the latest Minitab Statistical Software. Heatmaps can help you visualize the impact of many categories on a numeric value and are an excellent choice for seeing details when dealing with larger datasets.

 
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by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 12:00 PM
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The end of the year is traditionally a time to look back and reflect. One way to reflect is to evaluate popular blog posts. I have been taking time to reflect on the year that was and as part of that reflection I have flipped back through the 150 blog posts I have written so far this year and compiled a list of my Top 10.

10. 9 People Management Tips That Will Make You a Better Manager - People management is an art that needs to be understood by everybody especially CEOs and managers and...

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by LSSU Admin - Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 5:27 PM
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Quick Response Quality Control (QRQC) is a management approach from Nissan. It’s about organizing the response to quality problems, not about the technical tools used to solve them. It is intended to help detect problems, solve them, and document solutions, to grow the skills of the work force.

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by LSSU Admin - Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 5:26 PM
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Norman Bodek, who sadly left us last week, will no doubt best be remembered for the amazing library he brought us over thirty years ago from Japan: Primary sources like Taiichi Ohno and Shigeo Shingo, as well as brilliant consultants like Yashuhiro Monden and Shigihero Nakamura...
 
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I post here a lot about my most recent podcast series, “My Favorite Mistake,” but my first pandemic podcast project was a collaboration with the firm Value Capture. It's a podcast series called “Habitual Excellence,” using a phrase from Paul O'Neill, who we lost earlier this year. I've posted once about some of the early […]

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by LSSU Admin - Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 12:00 PM
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Lead time is a key factor for customer satisfaction, especially with make-to-order production. Hence, many companies want to reduce this lead time. In this blog post I show you the basic levers that influence your lead time, and a few more that may also apply to some cases. You have to find the combination of ... Read more

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