Lean Link Love Episode 15

Posted on June 22, 2012 by


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Links for week ending 22 June 2012

Here are the things I’ve been doing, reading and enjoying this week:

Storified by Rob Thompson · Fri, Jun 22 2012 12:51:00


First a few quotes which made me think:
"Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life."-Senecathe daily zen
“In the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouacthe daily zen
Life is a long lesson in humility. ~ J. M. Barriethe daily zen

New Posts This Week:

A Statistician Sings OutMaligned and misunderstood statisticians have at last found a spokesman. Who is this person? Its the Chinese author of a poem celebrating…
Why workers need to daydream4 days ago … Is America turning into a nation of slackers? 72054800 f30ca955b6 m Why workers need to daydream · 80×15 Why workers nee…


Now onto the posts I’ve enjoyed this week. There has been loads of excellent articles, so let’s get right to them:
Worth reading: Visualizing the Customer Experience: Customer Journey Map and Continuous Improvement http://buff.ly/KPS1uA #leanRob Thompson
Worth reading: Notes from Meeting Masaaki Imai http://buff.ly/L3wzZz #leanRob Thompson
Masaaki Imai – Definition of KAIZENkaizen963
Masaaki Imai, Author of KAIZEN: The Key to Japan’s Competitive Success, Interviewgembaacademy
Interview with Mr. Masaaki Imai, the author of Gemba Kaizenmcgrawhillpro
Read the book:
Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy 2/EThe definitive, fully up-to-date guide to continuous improvement in the workplace The methods presented in Gemba Kaizen, SecondEdition re…
Worth reading: Kaizen: From System to Principle Driven http://buff.ly/KPS0qy #leanRob Thompson
Worth reading: Simple Solution to Complex Problem http://buff.ly/L3wyVz #leanRob Thompson
Worth reading: What’s Wrong with Leadership Training Today? http://buff.ly/OV2edD #leanRob Thompson
Worth reading: Howard Schultz’s Call to Action on American Manufacturing http://buff.ly/LoMPDQ #leanRob Thompson
I Dreamed Big Dreams (Howard Schultz)theleaptv
Read the book:
Onward: How Starbucks Fought For Its Life Without Losing Its Soul’…a compelling story…gripping stuff.’ (Management Today, May 2011). ‘…the story of how [Howard] stabilised the company and brought …
Worth reading: Learning to See Waste Over Time http://buff.ly/LqX9eA #leanRob Thompson
Worth reading: Introductory Videos on Using Design of Experiments to Improve Results http://buff.ly/LqXaPN #leanRob Thompson
Worth reading: A Lean Guy Watches “CNN’s 25 Shocking Medical Mistakes” http://buff.ly/MZgkrB #leanRob Thompson
Worth reading: Standardization, or high agreement (on The Lean Edge) http://buff.ly/MZgjUx #leanRob Thompson
Worth reading: PDCA Cycle: Lego Style http://buff.ly/MZglMa #leanRob Thompson
Lean manufacturing examplesqualmen
Worth reading: Can you help us define the role of team leader? http://buff.ly/L586N2 #leanRob Thompson
Worth reading: Are You a Culturematic Maker? http://buff.ly/L586Nl #leanRob Thompson
Worth reading: 5S With Purpose http://buff.ly/L9iCmA #leanRob Thompson

And Finally

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"Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects." ~Thomas Carlylethe daily zen

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