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4 Ways to Involve Everyone Every Day

4 Ways to Involve Everyone Every Day

For lean to work in an organization it has to involve everyone every day. There may be other ways to create a lean culture, but this is one way we teach companies to practice lean. It’s because it works. And it’s because if you don’t involve everyone every day there are some very likely consequences.

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4 Requirements Before You Empower Anyone (Use All Four to Maximize Organizational Change)

Empowerment. Can you define it? It’s a word that is tossed around quite frequently, but what does it mean? Unless it is made practical, it won’t be very actionable. In that situation it might be better not to use the word at all for clarity’s sake. Thankfully, someone has made “empowerment” practical and clear—or at …

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8 Activities to Maximize your Gemba Walk

8 Activities to Maximize your Gemba Walk

When it comes to doing what’s called a “gemba walk,” what you do and how you do it is an important factor. There are many things you can do wrong—especially if other management styles creep into your gemba. So to start, let’s be clear and upfront about a few things.