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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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The 8 Lean Wastes and Their Potentially Disastrous Effects - Waiting

Waiting – time spent idle or unproductive until parts, materials, information or other inputs are made available. 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. 650 more words

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The 8 Lean Wastes and Their Potentially Disastrous Effects - Overproduction

Overproduction – the act of making more of something than is immediately required. In this series titled “The 8 Lean Wastes and Their Potentially Disastrous Effects”, we examine a case study for when companies, government organizations, or entire industries have allowed a specific type of waste to escalate to a disastrous effect. 630 more words

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#Fear|When is it okay to guess?

The most successful businesses of today are transforming the way we live by delivering products and\or services to their customers easier, better, faster and cheaper… 295 more words

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