Tag Archives: Gemba

Honest Abe Goes to the Gemba

Seven states have just succeeded from the Union.  They form the Confederate States of America and elect their own President.  The Confederate States have control of the Mississippi River, all federal agencies in the South, and nearly all southern military … Continue reading

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SPC….What’s The Point?

  I am walking the production floor (going to the Gemba) to check out a few things for myself with a new client. Going to the Gemba is a great tool for any leader because you will learn things about … Continue reading

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Lincoln on Lean Leadership

The battery to my laptop seemed to die instantaneously on a recent flight.  My travels were taking me nowhere near an Apple store and I was unable to have one delivered before the return flight.  Out of desperation for something … Continue reading

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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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Half of Your Team is About to Quit….12 things to do about it

[tweetmeme] A recent survey of over 30,000 employees including 2400 US-based employees had some grim results.  One-third of US employees are considering leaving their current company – it’s even worse with younger employees.  There are also those who are so … Continue reading

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