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Celebrate this Halloween the systems thinking way! Put this up in your office to warn your managers that they’d best wise up or face the consequences. Please note: ThinkPurpose does not accept any responsibility. In general, like. But also for any … Continue reading
Quick! This patient is haemorrhaging fast! We need to get him to the Lean Project Room! Nurse, 30 mils of Takttime and VSM intravenous! Intubate and bag him! He’s going AS-IS!
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In your organisation… Does your job get in the way of doing your job? Is knowing your place rewarded more than questioning your purpose? Is asking “why?” considered rude?
“I want to do brilliant work, with brilliant people.” Not a question I was asked at my annual performance appraisal this week. The only other question I would have wanted asked by a manager is “How can I help you … Continue reading
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