12
Jul

Pursuing Lean? You Better Know All Four Pillars!

Later today I have the pleasure of joining my good friend Tracy O’Rourke for the next episode of GoLeanSixSigma.com’s Just In Time Café podcast. Tracy and I will be discussing how to achieve Lean...

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26
Jun

Visual Management – Powerful and Not So New

One of the key tools of Lean is applying the power of Visual Management. Visual Management allows anyone to see what is happening in the process and to use how the process is organized visually to...

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04
May

Leader Standard Work and Process Roundings

 

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28
Apr

ARIZONA Government Uses Lean to Improve Outcomes

The State of Arizona is pursuing a Lean Transformation across state agencies to improve services and make them more efficient. Governor Doug Ducey recently had an interview with Forbes that will...

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10
Apr

Creating Better Flow at King County Wastewater

How a growing county attacked a growing problem

In 2015, King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division was celebrating its 50th year. While celebrating five decades of cleaning up Puget Sound and...

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28
Jul

Maximizing The Holy Grail of Operational Excellence: Lean

Bold leaders were never meant to maintain the status quo. Like progressive kings and queens that reign over a kingdom, leaders see the opportunities and challenges their kingdoms face and they...

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21
Jul

Making It Not Risky: King County Employees Form Their Future

The small Office of Risk Management for King County, Washington, has a big job: resolving claims against King County resulting from bus accidents, items missing from the jail’s property room and...

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13
Jul

Improving Teamwork Is Central to Organizational Health

“Talent wins games, but teamwork wins Championships”

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