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Leader rounding: Up close and personal on the frontlines of care

 “Genba rounds take conversations out of a conference room and move it to that central area of the practice. As a leader, you are visible there making it clear that we don’t want to merely sit in a conference room and look at a bunch of reports of what’s already happened.”

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Defining your Operational Excellence Journey...Three possible paths forward.

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For the last months, couldn’t say how many now, I have been thinking about the different paths any Company could take in the Operational Excellence journey, and how to create the culture in an organization, as well as what are the differences between the japanese and western culture to face the change. 850 more words

Why Carl Gustav Jung would probably drive a Toyota; continuous improvement and individuation

Lately, I’ve been investing a lot of time and effort in learning more about two topics that are seemingly very different.

I am further  acquainting myself (through workshops, trainings, and reading) with the principles of lean management, or the Toyota Production System. 240 more words


Sıkça Sorulan Sorular (S.S.S)

Yalın Dönüşüm ve Yalın Düşünce ile ilgili gerek eğitimler ve seminerlerde karşılaşılan sorular; gerekse yürütülen projelerde çözüm bekleyen sorunların derlemesi halinde ortaya konulan tüm sorular aşağıda listelenmiştir. 1,336 more words


Visual Management from a Plumber with a Sense of Humour!

I was walking through the Wellington CBD the other day when I noticed a pretty good example of a mobile signboard on behalf of a plumber. 71 more words


5S Bangkok Style - Visual Management for Taxis

A couple of years ago I spent two weeks doing some international consulting work in Thailand.
I really enjoyed my work there and I found a little bit of “me time” some of this bustling vibrant city. 275 more words

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