Tag Archives: Deming Cycle

Classic Lean Leadership

We finished reviewing the top Lean Leadership posts of 2012 last week and as promised it’s time to look at some classic Lean Leadership.  These are the Lean topics posted prior to 2012 but still had a lot of traffic … Continue reading

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An Ounce of Action…

  “An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions.”   ~~Ralph Waldo Emerson   This quote is courtesy of A Lean Journey blog.  Tim McMahon has some great advice there.  … Continue reading

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We Place the Highest Value…

We place the highest value on actual implementation and taking action.  There are many things one doesn’t understand

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So Which Is It?

Are you responsible for training your team?  I do a lot of training and coaching in my role as a Lean Six Sigma consultant.  You have surely noticed that the choice of terminology can lead to confusion which is why … Continue reading

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Deming & Your Kaizen Success

Have you created training for one of your teams before?  I am in the process of developing training material for a Kaizen Team with a new client.  Starting with a clean slate, as I am today always gets me thinking. … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Handle Set Backs in Your Lean World

The Harvard Business Review is a great source of information.  A recent article by Teresa Amabile and Steve Kramer is titled Three Ways to Turn Setbacks into Progress.  While this article is aimed at the workplace in general, it is … Continue reading

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One More Reason to Use the Deming Cycle

[tweetmeme]Regular readers of this blog and Lean practitioners are aware of Plan – Do- Study – Act (PDCA) which is also known as the Deming Cycle.  There are several reasons to follow the PDCA formula.  Previous posts have stressed the … Continue reading

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