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Bill Greider
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My Nana's LEAN Advice
When I was a kid, the highlights of my kid-year involved taking turns with my 4 brothers to sleep over my Grandparent's house on weekends. My Nana & Papa spoiled us like 6 week old milk.  The ONLY requirement was we had to attend Mass on Sunday. Finding mys...
My Nana's LEAN Advice
My Nana's LEAN Advice
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5S Lesson from the Japanese World Cup Team
In theory, the concept of 5S is simple: Sort -remove un-needed items from the area. Set -for those items that remain, make sure they have their own designated space. Shine -everyone is a janitor, keep the area looking pleasing to the eye...fresh paint, swep...
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When Good Enough Just Ain't Good Enough
If you think you want to work really hard to build a lean business strategy, then the goal can only be one thing. LEVERAGE OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE TO CREATE MARKET DISRUPTION. A lean strategy is just too hard to settle for anything less than greatness. Lean ...
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9th Waste? Banging Your Head Agaist the Wall
Can we agree that as leaders, we only have one value-added job? That is, of course, to build leaders. When we wake up in the morning to get ready to go to work, our objective is ONE thing: develop people!!! Managers are blessed (challenged) with the respons...
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4 Reasons A3 is a Code of Conduct!
As you are aware, nothing makes the fur stand up on my back (if I had fur) more than when I hear people refer to A3 as "a form". Or even higher fur when people talk about doing "A3 reports". The process of A3 is a lot of things, and I promise you it is way ...
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53 is NOT I Repeat NOT Housekeeping!
Famous Housekeeper Hazel For many years, I thought of 5S pretty much like everyone else does. I thought
5S was about housekeeping, sprucing up the place, making our workplaces
pleasing to the eye for visitors. The way I always explain 5S to rookies is to
th...
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LEAN and Quality: Corrective Action or A3?
A question I am often asked is whether it is preferable to keep much of our quality management system (QMS) separate from our continuous improvement process or "lean". For those of you who read this blog religiously, you will remember that I often refer to ...
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5S and Floor Markings by Jesse Allred of Creative Safety Supply
5S is really about establishing standard work and visual manufacturing. In today's post. Floors are often overlooked as a good way think through your 5S effort.  Jesse Allred of Creative Safety Supply provides some good ideas on how industrial floor tape ca...
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Respect for People and A3: The 20 minute PODCAST
Bill III-my Marketing guy My oldest son, Bill III is a marketing guy. His father (me) is a teacher and a preacher (and a football referee). Bill III is responsible for my blog, my Twitter, my LinkedIn, my Facebook, my boot camps. Without him, I'd be sending...
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The A3 Current Condition: Measure Twice Cut Once!!
Lord Kelvin: Smart Dude “ When
you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you
know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot
express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory
kind....
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