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Why choosing the right metrics is important?

“What gets measured, gets managed”. ~Peter Drucker

There is no kaizen without standards, and we cannot establish standards without measurements.

Standards are required to efficiently manage the work areas on a daily basis.  

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A tale of two envelops and Continuous Improvement

I was one of millions of people who watched the Oscars last Sunday.  I was getting ready to turn off the TV when I noticed some disturbance behind the man talking, people fast walking behind the celebrating group and then a man with a headset walking across the stage with a red envelope, looking for the envelope and the card just used to read the winner for the most important category of the night.   565 more words

Continuous Improvement

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