Below is the list of Kaizen project topics that have been completed or are currently underway. Each cohort of Lean Thinkers met for 5 weeks to study and discuss the book, Lean Thinking:  Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, by James Womack and Daniel Jones. The group then applied their studies to practice and today they will share the results of their efforts to document and evaluate their selected process at UCR.

Cohort 1:

Cohort 2:

  • Staff Recruitment Process
  • Payroll Systems
  • Staff Performance Appraisal Process

Cohort 3:

Cohort 4:

  • Intellicenter & UCPath Cohort

Cohort 5:

  • Contracts & Grants Cohort (currently underway)