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by LSSU Admin - Thursday, 23 January 2020, 12:00 PM
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I think that working to reduce patient harm (to improve patient safety) is one of the most important (and most noble) applications of Lean. Daily huddles can be an effective way to engage staff and improve communication. Sometimes, they are sadly just that 10-minute block of time where people look at their shoes or their […]

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    by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 7:57 PM
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    Industrial Engineers most often cite Maynard’s and Salvendy’s handbooks, both last updated in 2001. The most recent English-language handbook I know of is Badiru’s, whose 2nd edition came out in 2013. NITech is the Nagoya Institute of Technology (名古屋工業大学). Since 2007 NITech has been running a 6-month Plant Manager Training School (工場長養成塾) program once a year, including […]

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      5 Challenges that Keep Even the Best Project Deployments in the Shadows

      Why do so many improvement programs ultimately end up on the chopping block? Company leaders often sponsor these efforts in the first place, so what happens between the day a deployment kicks off with the C-suite's enthusiastic support and the day the plug is pulled?

      Even projects that result in marked improvements often fail to make an impression on decision-makers.

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        My guest for episode #356 of the podcast is Amy C. Edmondson, PhD, the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School. She is the author of three books on teaming and her most recent book is the topic of conversation today: The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for […]

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          by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 12:00 PM
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          Employee engagement has always been a big deal in business operations. After all, no tool or system can replace the productivity of your workers as they are the core of the organization. The way they function as a team will make or break your hopes of running a profitable company.

          However, it seems like 85% of employees are not engaged in the workplace. There are many ways to explain such behavior, but it all comes down to one simple fact – the lack of leadership. A genuine business leader has...

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            As I blogged about this morning, don't forget that you can get a FREE Kindle copy of Practicing Lean today (January 21, 2020). As I blogged about yesterday, my theme this week is “psychological safety.” Again, I'll mention that, on Wednesday, I'll be releasing a podcast with Harvard Business School Professor Amy C. Edmondson, talking about her excellent […]

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              by LSSU Admin - Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 12:30 PM
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              Update: This offer has expired. All day long, today, Tuesday January 21, the Kindle version of the book Practicing Lean will be available FOR FREE through Amazon. This is just for one day only. That's right — FREE. You read that right. This is not a contest where one of you gets a free Kindle version. ALL of you […]

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                by LSSU Admin - Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 12:00 PM
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                Having a flexible manpower line is a good way to adjust the production capacity to changing demand while still keeping your system leveled. In this second post in my series on flexible manpower lines, I give you some alternatives before going into more details of an example line that we will set up for different … Continue reading Flexible Manpower Lines 2 – Alternatives and Example

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                  The theme for the next couple of days on the blog is patient safety and the idea of “psychological safety” for employees or physicians in the healthcare environment. On Wednesday, I'll be releasing a podcast with Harvard Business School Professor Amy C. Edmondson, talking about her excellent book The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in […]

                  The post When Doctors and Nurses are Afraid to Speak Up About Patient Safety Problems appeared first on Lean Blog.

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                    by LSSU Admin - Monday, 20 January 2020, 12:00 PM
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                    World history has been filled with leaders who have done incredible things. Every one of them has contributed significantly to this world - proving that great leadership comes in many different forms.   A great leader, for many, is one that inspires action. Whether it's to make a change in the world, chase your dreams, or create a movement.  Politics or views aside, many of us can agree that individual leaders are indeed the best. Regardless of whether you agree...

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