By Bonita Matushewski, BJMA CEO and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Near the beginning of any Lean project you always do a Gemba walk. Gemba is a Japanese word meaning the place of truth. A Gemba walk in Lean practice means walking to where the work gets done.
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By Maurice Mierau, BJMA Research Lead One of the best business books of the last several years has been Cal Newport’s Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World. Newport may be best known, ironically, for a Ted talk he gave recommending that you quit social media.
By Bonita Matushewski We have all done this: as soon as your phone chimes, you grab it like it’s a baby falling off a chair
Accreditation Canada, an organization that “works with health care organizations to help them improve quality, safety, and efficiency,” has run an article on Manitoba Health and their Manitoba Lean Six Sigma Strategy Training: Green and Black Belt Networks, a transformation and training strategy that LTS designed and implemented together with Manitoba Health over the last […]