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Category Archives: lean thinking

Strategy Digi-deployment

Deming Prize winner, Ryuji Fukuda, introduced a document to my company in 1989 referred to as the X-Type Matrix for Objective Management. Relatively..
This entry was posted in TPS, lean thinking, policy deployment, 7 wastes, strategy, X-Matrix on April 04 , 2024.

More Than Toast

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is the 20th anniversary for the Toast Kaizen video. After two decades, nearly one hundred and fifty thousand copies..
This entry was posted in lean, old lean dude, lean manufacturing, kanban, six sigma, lean thinking, Toast Kaizen, Shingo Institute, kaizen, shingo prize, lean healthcare, lean accounting, toyota production system on September 26 , 2018.

Who Cares for the Care Givers?

Last month I joined Eric Buhrens, CEO at Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) to host a leadership team from the Tel Aviv’s Sourasky Medical Center. They..
This entry was posted in old lean dude, lean manufacturing, lean thinking, GBMP, Toast Kaizen, lean enterprise institute, kaizen, 7 wastes, bruce hamilton, lean in healthcare, toyota production system on April 13 , 2018.

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