All posts tagged "Lean"

  • Lean Work Processes and the Healthcare Crisis
    Lean Work Processes and the Healthcare Crisis

    Built upon three basic beliefs about the nature of work and workers, Lean work processes are having a remarkable impact on productivity, product quality, and profitability. Here’s how Lean can impact two critical healthcare issues—preventable infection rates...

    • Posted February 20, 2010
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  • Final Ingredient of High-Impact Training
    The Final Ingredient of High-Impact Training

    Doing what needs to be done to ensure that the skills and knowledge learned in a training program are retained—that they “stick” in the mind of the learner—and are applied on the job is a crucial challenge....

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • The Human Side of Lean
    The Human Side of Lean

    The heart of Lean is the set of beliefs about human beings and human behavior. These beliefs stand in marked contrast to many of the beliefs that guide the behavior of today's managers and supervisors.

    • Posted May 14, 2008
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  • 5S Your Inbox
    5S Your Inbox

    In 2007, the average corporate email user received 126 messages a day. Workers are now spending 26% of their day managing email. In contrast, a Wall Street Journal reader’s poll found that 79% of responders said that...

    • Posted April 14, 2008
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  • 5S System Success Stories
    5S System Success Stories

    5S System Success Stories: Cost Savings and Productivity.

    • Posted March 10, 2008
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