Category Archives: Visual Management

Keurig & Visual Management

 Brewing excellence, one cup at a time. Keurig’s innovative single cup brewing system lets people brew the perfect cup of gourmet coffee in less than a minute, without having to grind beans, measure coffee, handle filters or clean up. It’s … Continue reading

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Is Your Toyota Dealer Lean?

A white board catches my eye while at a Toyota dealer.  It reminds me of the many boards used to communicate Lean activities in manufacturing, hospitals, and other sites that are in pursuit of a Lean Transformation.  I ask the manager … Continue reading

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Taking Visual Management Another Step

Some of you remember this photo of that was posted on Lean Leadership some time ago (see here). It’s good for a laugh but it also illustrates visual management that is clear and concise.  Gerhared Kessler often leaves insightful comments and had … Continue reading

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2 More Visual Management Examples

Some of you may recall that my wife and I had a great time in Maine over the summer.  It was fun to go to such a beautiful area.  It was also fun to share a humorous experience from that … Continue reading

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Visual Management in Chicago

There are many great things to do here in Chicago so we have no trouble thinking of ways to entertain when family or friends visit.  One great indoor activity is the Shedd Aquarium so we decide to take our niece there … Continue reading

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Visual Management in Your Car

You may have noticed that I am a big fan of visual management.  As such, I got a good laugh out of this photo and wish that I had thought of it myself.  It’s clear, concise, easy to understand, and … Continue reading

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Visual Management on the Exercise Trail

Have you ever found an unexpected pleasure when you least expect it?  I was very pleasantly surprised on a recent road trip.  Most of the hotels I frequent are nestled near the freeway or a shopping center and are not … Continue reading

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