Tag Archives: lean culture

VIBCO – Lean Moonshine on Lean Nation Radio

I had the privilege of visiting VIBCO Vibrators this week in Wyoming, Rhode Island. Straight from the VIBCO website homepage: We’re the Expert Vibrator Guys! We create value by manufacturing high-quality, low maintenance industrial vibrators and construction vibrators; offering world-class … 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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Tell theThinkShack Your Juicy Thoughts On Lean – A Lean Thinking Survey

Here’s your chance! –  theThinkShack wants to know what you’re thinking! Really quick and simple – Answer yes/no to the questions, then tell us what you know about lean thinking! Tell all your friends to take the survey – theThinkShack … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Stop and Fix Something

AFTER YOU READ THIS POST – TAKE theThinkShack SURVEY! – POSTED JULY 12! Big news story yesterday in Connecticut. Click link to view the ambulance explosion. Another fine example of how the media distorts the facts to create the frenzy. … Continue reading

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French Cup of Respect Is Near Empty

A picture is worth…well, you know.  France completed a disastrous World Cup recently, losing 2-1 to the host nation, South Africa.  Fallout from all the excitement is far-reaching and provides a glimpse of just how big this thing called the World Cup … Continue reading

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