Best of Lean Blog 2012 írta Mark Graban [Leanpub PDF/iPad/Kindle]
Best of Lean Blog 2012
Best of Lean Blog 2012
Best of Lean Blog 2012

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Completed on 2014-01-10

About the Book

This book was published incrementally during 2012, and is now complete, with the best posts and commentary from Mark Graban's

Highlights include:

  • Posts from Mark's first trip to Japan
  • Highlights and notes from conferences, including Society for Health Systems, the Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit, Northeast Shingo Prize, Lab Quality Confab, and The Lean Startup Conference
  • Posts about "kaizen" or "good change" - the practice of continuous improvement in Lean settings
  • Posts about Lean Healthcare
  • Essays about Lean concepts in everyday settings ranging from the kitchen, to airports, and other businesses
  • Some early "Lean Memes" or funny images and pop culture references related to Lean

If reading on an iPad or connected e-Reader, the book contains hyperlinks to sources, articles, and videos that can be viewed when online.

About the Author

Mark Graban
Mark Graban

Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of “Lean Healthcare,” as a consultantauthorkeynote speaker, and blogger. Mark is also the VP of Improvement and Innovation Services at KaiNexus, a technology company, 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, the first healthcare book to win this award, and is being translated into eight languages. A 3rd revised was released in June 2016.

Mark has also co-authored a new book, titled Healthcare Kaizen: Engaging Front-Line Staff in Sustainable Continuous Improvements, which was released in June 2012 and also given the Shingo Research Award in 2013. A newly revised and condensed edition, The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen: Leadership for a Continuously Learning and Improving Organization was released in August, 2013.

He is the founder and lead blogger and podcaster at, started in January 2005.

For his full bio, visit

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