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Leaders Round Table helps support West’s market-led strategy

Leaders in the pharmaceutical industry are expecting rapid growth in the near future. To proactively equip the company for these changes, West recently organized a Leaders Round Table in Ahmedabad, India. 272 more words

Events

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

Employees

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. 640 more words

Business

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. 1,467 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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