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Management Improvement Carnival #126
Gemba Tales is proud to host the 126th edition of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Carnival.
Two Cents on Lean Certifications...and a Cow Named "Fuku"
Animated Cartoon: "What's the Problem?"
A couple of weeks ago, a Wall Street Journal article covered how many folks are creating computer-generated cartoons. I thought, "Hey, I can do that!" Whether or not I should is a different matter altogether...
Well, I took a shot at a hopefully instructive animated cartoon around problem-solving and what I see as one of the biggest challenges to effective problem-solving. Let me know if any of this seems familiar.
The Intrinsic Discipline of the Lean Leader
Effective Visual Controls Are Self-Explaining
I've driven past the building pictured below well over a dozen times. It appears commercial in nature, but with the lack of descriptive visual controls, I had no idea, until now, what it is.
Effective Lean Leaders Provide Sufficient Tools. Cheapskates Do Not.
Lean Space - Some Thoughts and 10 Questions
Lean for Haiti. Lean for Humanity.
Bridging to Daily Kaizen - 15 (or so) Questions
My teenage education was (maybe) enhanced by substantial doses of Monty Python. Occasionally, I discover a lean metaphor somewhere within their body of work. One of my absolute favorite scenes is from the movie, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The three minute scene goes by two names: 1) the Bridge of Death, or 2) the Three Questions.