Operational Excellence Mixtape: Jan 15, 2021

By Ryan McCormack Thanks as always to Ryan McCormick for this…there’s always so much good reading, listening, and viewing shared here by him! One more note from Mark: Check out Episode 32 of “My Favorite Mistake” with consultant Michele Parrish as our guest. Healthcare — Creating Value for Patients Like many others, I had high hopes when, three…

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Let’s Celebrate Work

Lean thinking is about, more than anything else, rethinking, reimagining what work can be. John Shook JAN 14, 2021 We need to think about redefining work. Until we—anyone who wishes to bring about organizational change—redefine our business’s actual value-creating work, we haven’t made any meaningful changes. You may be able to create wealth through a variety of business…

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Lean As A Habit

The fact that lean methods and practices are too often seen as “events” rather than “habits” is a common cause of program failure. Rick Bohan JAN 11, 2021 There’s a good bit of literature out there that reports on the high failure rates of large initiatives like a lean enterprise implementation. Do a websearch on…

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