Tag Archives: illusion of progress

Implementing Lean Ideas – Why Bother?

A local gas station recently improved their facility by installing some new items and upgrading some outdated equipment.¬† I assume their plan was to invest a significant amount of money to spruce the place up a bit…and hopefully recover those … Continue reading

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Masking Problems and the Illusion of Progress

It’s been two weeks since theThinkShack post It’s Time to Stop and Fix Something was featured on the WordPress.com homepage. ¬†Since then, I can’t seem to get Principle #5 of the 14 Principles from the Toyota Way out of my … Continue reading

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