This post is built around excerpts from the book The Mistakes That Make Us: Cultivating a Culture of Learning and Innovation. Read more about Toyota, including stories and key lessons learned in the book. Welcome to an exploration of Toyota’s revolutionary approach to mistake-proofing, a concept that has redefined workplace… Read More "Transforming the Workplace: How Toyota’s Poka Yoke Method Redefines Mistake-Proofing"
The following is an edited and annotated excerpt from my Shingo Award-winning book Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Engagement. To me, “mistakes” and “errors” are synonyms, so a discussion of “mistake-proofing” is the same as “error-proofing.” A Serious Problem With Large, Unknowable Numbers It is hard to… Read More "Preventing Mistakes in Healthcare – An Excerpt from ‘Lean Hospitals’"