Month: October 2009

Total 17 Posts

Who Sets the Standard?

Over the past few weeks I have had several conversations about standard work and who creates it. In each case I find myself trying to dispel one of the most common myths of the Toyota Production System: that the workers themselves create the standard work.” Most people who have studied

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Skitt’s Law Applied to Kaizen

I became aware of a truth about lean problem solving and kaizen yesterday while reading an article about ten internet rules and laws. 4. Skitt’s Law Expressed as “any post correcting an error in another post will contain at least one error itself” or “the likelihood of an error in

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Blog Action Day: Climate Change

More than 10,000 blogs are writing about climate change today. That’s pretty amazing. It’s not quite like writing 10,000 letters to liberate political prisoners. It’s an interesting way to use the internet to build awareness about an issue. Visit the blog action day website to see more. My personal favorite

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