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  • Lean Healthcare – Spend Some Time with Mark Graban

    Mark Graban is an internationally recognized leader in Lean healthcare and continuous improvement. His motivation is to apply Lean and Toyota Production System principles to improve quality of care and patient safety, to improve the customer-patient experience, to help the development of medical ...

    Tags: Customer Satisfaction Survey, Experts, General, Leadership, Lean Healthcare, healthcare, hospitals, lean, lean six sigma, lean thinking, patient care, process improvement, quality, shmula

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    Sergey Vasyagin

    Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean Manufacturing professional with a track record driving yield and productivity improvement projects.

    A Senior Analyst with over 12 years of multinational experience in European and Middle East regions.

    Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean Manufacturing professional with a track record driving yield and productivity improvement projects.

    Experienced in leading cross-functional process improvement teams, from the requirements capture phase through modeling, optimiziation and control, delivering long-term stability.

    Key skills
    • Process Management
    • Process Improvement
    • Data Analysis
    • Root-cause analysis
    • Technology Solutions
    • Operations Research
    • Production loss accounting
    • Facilitating cross-discipline defect investigation & elimination process

  • A New Synthesis from a Transcending Perspective to Personal Improvement

    Clare Crawford Mason spoke at the The W. Edwards Deming Institute conference in l997 in Alexandria, Virginia. Here is an excerpt from that talk: Profound Knowledge: A New Synthesis from a Transcending Perspective to Personal Improvement We are all familiar with the systems diagram Dr. Deming p...

    Tags: systems thinking, articles, conference, Deming Institute annual conference, process improvement, System of Profound Knowledge

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  • Take Your Product Testing to the Extreme

    Many of the principles of lean product and process development can seem counterproductive at first glance. For example, what if someone told you that the best way to see if a product will truly work...is to break it? That's exactly what Professor Larry Navarre of Kettering University tells his st...

    Tags: experimentation, lean manufacturing, process improvement, product design, Product Development

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  • Waste in Process: Squeeze Before You Lean

    "It seems intuitive to start applying lean to our processes, right?" writes Andrew Quibell. "Maybe so, but all that says to me is that we're short-sighted when applying lean." How so, you ask? Read more. (...) Original: http://www.lean.org/lp/608by: Andrew QuibellPosted: July 21, 2016, 2...

    Tags: manufacturing, process improvement, waste

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  • You Can't Know If You Don't Know

    Recently LEI Chairman and CEO John Shook found an interesting blog by Dr. Helen Kales of the University of Michigan, musing on a powerful set of words that can mean everything in lean thinking. The set of words resonated with John too, and he now shares his thoughts on the value it holds in his l...

    Tags: Change Management, continuous improvement, lean practice, problem solving, process improvement

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  • How LSS Can Improve Supply Chain Processes in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Process improvement has already brought about a revolution in the way companies approach management of their operations. Now, it has become an indispensable part of the development of any effective supply chain. There are several tactics, methodologies and tools that have been developed to help ...

    Tags: Lean Manufacturing, elimination of errors, lean six sigma, process improvement, reducing waste, six sigma, supply chain

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  • Lean Manufacturing: Mixed Model Material Materials can contribute up to 80% of product cost for a manufacturing company. And...

    Lean Manufacturing: Mixed Model Material Materials can contribute up to 80% of product cost for a manufacturing company. And yet, time and time again I see companies neglecting their material distribution processes, using way too much floor space, stockpiling materials that inevitably become dama...

    Tags: six sigma, process improvement

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  • Problem-Solving: One Size Does Not Fit All

    Problem solving is at the core of any lean transformation. But both beginners and experts will tell you that it isn't easy to do it efficiently and effectively. In fact you might even end up making it harder than it has to be! In this exclusive interview, Art Smalley dishes on an all-too-common h...

    Tags: continuous improvement, problem solving, process improvement, practice

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  • Problem-Solving: One Size Does Not Fit All, Part 2

    Just as different types of tires are needed for different road conditions, different types of problem-solving are needed to tackle different problems. Watch this video to hear Art Byrne continue yesterday's video's discussion on problem solving and talk about his forthcoming book, "The Four Types...

    Tags: Problem solving, lean practice, process improvement

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