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Why a Culture of Continuous Improvement and Hate Cannot Coexist

Crafting the right culture is probably the single greatest accountability of a leader. Continuous Improvement is a delicate process and cannot succeed without proactively molding the kind of culture where such a powerful change effort can sustain. 836 more words

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Keep it simple!

One continuous improvement task that I do very often is the standards or procedures revision. Every time we finish a kaizen event we have to revise the standards and our work instructions or procedures. 185 more words

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The fOS is the New North Star for Continuous Improvement Programs Around the World

The fOS, or the Factory Operating System, is a game changer for manufacturers and the Continuous Improvement movement. It is a powerfully disruptive technology and is a wake-up call for many who believe they are running a World-Class operation. 954 more words

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How to Define Perfection for Manufacturing Performance

Perfection for a manufacturing operation is the absence of inefficiency, or process waste. It is seamless execution. It is spending every minute of every day in a state of operational bliss where everything and everyone is in the zone of impenetrable harmony. 1,456 more words

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The 8 Lean Wastes and Their Potentially Disastrous Effects - Motion

Motion – any movement that takes time and / or effort that does not directly add value. In this series titled “The 8 Lean Wastes and Their Potentially Disastrous Effects”, we examine case studies for when companies, government organizations, or entire industries have allowed a specific type of waste to escalate to a disastrous effect. 741 more words

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The 8 Lean Wastes and Their Potentially Disastrous Effects - Inventory

Inventory – any materials or other resources stored or staged until demanded. In this series titled “The 8 Lean Wastes and Their Potentially Disastrous Effects”, we examine case studies for when companies, government organizations, or entire industries have allowed a specific type of waste to escalate to a disastrous effect. 846 more words

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The 8 Lean Wastes and Their Potentially Disastrous Effects - Non-utilized Talent & Ideas

Non-utilized Talent & Ideas – all talent, ideas, and capabilities that are not effectively applied to facilitate execution. In this series titled “The 8 Lean Wastes and Their Potentially Disastrous Effects”, we examine case studies for when companies, government organizations, or entire industries have allowed a specific type of waste to escalate to a disastrous effect. 811 more words

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