Blog Articles

Jun 15th 2015

Engaging people

Lisa Yerian, MD and Director, Continuous Improvement of an US medical Centre, applied lean principles to improve workflow during the design phase of the their Centre’s new pathology lab. See our last week’s blog. With this experience, in this article, she discusses engaging people, doctors and senior leaders, healthcare reform’s impact, where to start a lean transformation, why she took on responsibility for continuous improvement, and much more.… Read more

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Apr 27th 2015

Hoshin Kanri

Hoshin Kanri is a Japanese term for Strategy Deployment. There is a very high chance that your company does strategic management exercise every year.  Does it work for you? Mostly not? Why? How can you make it work for you? This article provides a few tips to improve strategic planning.… Read more

Apr 20th 2015

Industry 4.0 and Lean

Industry 4.0 refers to the fourth industrial revolution as envisaged by German government.  We are in the beginning of fourth industrial revolution which involves tight integration of modern information technology in the manufacturing and supply chain operations.  Given this what is the future of lean?… Read more

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