Answers to a variety of continuous improvement questions that we are commonly asked.
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I've had several discussions about whether financial incentives work to improve performance of team members in a Lean organization. I answer that question in this video FAQ.
Tracking metrics is an important part of Lean. Overdoing it, though, can cause bigger problems. Learn more about KPIs in this FAQ video.
I am frequently asked about the origin of Lean. This FAQ answers that question, and it is not the answer you probably think it is.
Study Lean for any length of time, and you will come across an abundance of Japanese terms. I answer why that is in this short FAQ video.
Over the last several years, there has been a rise in specialized branches of Lean. I answer why in this short FAQ video.
You will often hear Lean efforts referred to as a journey. This FAQ talks about why.
There are a lot of types of Lean certifications floating around from a lot of different organizations. This FAQ dives into whether they are worth the effort.