Kaizen every day

Kaizen every day

Running to standard Whenever there is a problem, we should always first ask the question: Are we running to standard? Often the issue is that we’ve not followed the standard and we simply aren’t doing what we ought to be doing. It can be hard to admit to ourselves that we’ve merely been human and…

Is your Lean Office at risk?

Is your Lean Office at risk?

This article is provided courtesy of theleanmag, a content partner of the Operational Excellence Society. As I engage with both executive teams and board members around the country, I’ve come to gain a depth of understanding of the challenges faced within the machinery of healthcare organizations operating system. Exacerbated by the great resignation and silent quitting…

State Of Readiness | Norbert Majerus; Author, Consultant, and Lean Champion (Ret) Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

State Of Readiness | Norbert Majerus; Author, Consultant, and Lean Champion (Ret) Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

Hello and welcome to another edition of State of Readiness with your host, Joseph Paris. My guest today is Norbert Majerus; Author of “Lean-Driven Innovation” and “Winning Innovation” and a Lean Champion (Ret) from the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. He confesses that he went into engineering because he didn’t like to working with people…

Living Lean

Living Lean

Lean is probably one of the most misunderstood leadership concepts in business, and many people would even question why I would refer to it as a leadership concept. Surely it’s a manufacturing methodology, hence why it’s often referred to as Lean Manufacturing and is the descendent of the Toyota Production System (TPS)? Somehow, and despite…

The key to effective problem solving?  It’s in the study.

The key to effective problem solving? It’s in the study.

This article is provided courtesy of theleanmag, a content partner of the Operational Excellence Society. theleanmag’s strategic goal is to grow and nurture the lean community knowledge sharing. we’re stronger together and knowing more prepares us for the daily struggle “Reflection is the beginning, not the end, of learning.” Do you ever find yourself in the ongoing…

How Much Time Does It Take To Complete a Lean Transformation?

How Much Time Does It Take To Complete a Lean Transformation?

This article courtesy of theleanmag, a content partner of the Operational Excellence Society. Ah, so before you get started your first question is “when will we be done?” Seriously, that’s how you think? If it is then my advice is don’t even start. You obviously don’t understand what the term “lean” means so all you…