I Am Not Hearing Enough About “Understanding Variation”

“gemba walk” (lean thinking term) to go to the actual place where value is added + “walkabout” (Australian aborigine) a short period of wandering bush life engaged as an occasional interruption of regular work . Mike Stoecklein . mstoecklein@createvalue.org ———————————————————————————————————- In…

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What Goes Around Comes Around

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Blaming the Person vs. Focusing On the Process – 2 examples

“gemba walk” (lean thinking term) to go to the actual place where value is added + “walkabout” (Australian aborigine) a short period of wandering bush life engaged as an occasional interruption of regular work . Mike Stoecklein . mstoecklein@createvalue.org ———————————————————————————————————- I…

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Nothing Runs Like a Deere – What Healthcare Could Learn

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Non-Value-Added Activity for a Physical Therapist

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This Belongs in the “You Can’t Make It Up” Category

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Next Guiding Principle – Focus on Process

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Reflections on My (Brief) Time with Dr. Deming

“gemba walk” (lean thinking term) to go to the actual place where value is added + “walkabout” (Australian aborigine) a short period of wandering bush life engaged as an occasional interruption of regular work . Mike Stoecklein . mstoecklein@createvalue.org ———————————————————————————————————- I…

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