Best of Lean Blog 2011 [NOOK Book]

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This e-book includes selected essays and commentary from Mark Graban's LeanBlog.org from the year 2011.

The book was published INCREMENTALLY, adding a month's ...
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Best of Lean Blog 2011

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Overview

This e-book includes selected essays and commentary from Mark Graban's LeanBlog.org from the year 2011.

The book was published INCREMENTALLY, adding a month's "chapter" at a time. Earlier buyers received a lower price and received FREE updates as the book progressed. The price started at $0.99 when the book was just January's content and the price goes up $1 each time a month's content was added. The final price was set at $9.99.

Themes include:

Lean healthcare
Lean leadership
Lean examples in everyday life

The book also includes full podcast transcripts of Bob Lutz (former GM executive), Eric Ries (on Lean Startups), and Dr. Richard Shannon (on Lean and patient safety).

Posts such as podcasts, videos, and administrative updates about my books or blog are not included in this eBook. As a collection of blog posts, this book has not gone through professional editing and may have gramatical errors or a formatting glitch here or there.
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Editorial Reviews

Bob Emiliani
"I read Mark Graban's LeanBlog every day. It is a wonderful source of information for people both new and experienced with Lean management. Mark's Best of 2011 compilation of blog postings are intellectually stimulating and practical, and will be valuable addition to your Lean library.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013756922
  • Publisher: Constancy, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/31/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Mark Graban is a consultant, author, keynote speaker, and blogger in the field of “Lean Healthcare.” In June 2011, Mark joined the software company KaiNexus as their “Chief Improvement Officer,” to help further their mission of “making improvement easier” in healthcare organizations, while continuing his other consulting and speaking activities.

He is the author of the book Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Engagement (Productivity Press), which was selected for a 2009 Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award and is being translated into seven languages. A 2nd revised edition was released in November, 2011. Mark has also co-authored a new book, titled “Healthcare Kaizen: Engaging Front-Line Staff in Sustainable Continuous Improvements,” due out in April 2012.. He is the founder and lead blogger and podcaster at LeanBlog.org, started in January 2005.

Since August 2005, Mark has worked exclusively in healthcare, where he has coached lean teams at client sites in North America and the United Kingdom, including medical laboratories, hospitals, and primary care clinics. Mark’s motivation is to apply Lean and Toyota Production System principles to improve quality of care and patient safety, to improve the customer/patient experience, to help the development of medical professionals and employees, and to help build strong organizations for the long term.
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