Working Guide: Techniques to adopt from the lean movement
The lean movement, which started in Japan during the rebuild after the Second World War, had an American influence, Edwards Deming. The lean methods developed by the Japanese multinationals have now spread far and wide into all sectors.
This unique implementation working guide covers some of the techniques you can replicate that originated from this lean movement. The working guide contains 20-30 pages designed to help readers to implement quick wins that will save their team time. The working guide comes with some electronic media, eg: templates, and checklists to assist in a swift implementation. I have spent around US$20,000 researching, writing and testing this working guide. I guarantee, if you purchase , read, and take action you will save many times the cost of this guide.
This working guide gives you the answers to the following questions:
- What are the techniques to adopt from the lean movement?
- How to make an lean organisation?
- What are the 5 lean principles?
- What is the lean process?
- How lean is your organisation?
- What are the lean improvement practices?
- Lessons from high-performing lean teams
- How to apply lean principles to your business processes?
Written by international writer, David Parmenter. This working guide will transform the lives of you and your team through the adoption of practices your peers have used successfully who come from top performing teams around the world.
This working guide covers:
- Techniques to adopt from the lean movement
- Background to the lean movement
- Lean is about eliminating the eight wastes.
- Toyota’s 14 principles and their relevance.
- Create continuous process flow to bring problems to the surface.
- Level out the workload (Heijunka)
- Build a culture of stopping to fix problems, to get quality right the first time.
- Use visual control so no problems are hidden.
- Respect your extended network of partners and suppliers by challenging them and helping them improve.
- Use only reliable, thoroughly tested technology that serves your people and processes
- Go and see for yourself to thoroughly understand the situation.
- Make decisions slowly by consensus, thoroughly considering all options and then implement the decisions rapidly.
- Become a learning organisation through relentless reflection and continuous improvement
- Gemba Kaizen.
- The 5Ss technique.
- Jim Collins’ five step technique.
- Peter Drucker’s “approach problems with your ignorance”
- Use the five whys rule to get to the heart of the problem.
- Post-it re-engineering of inefficient routines.
This working guide will help you answer queries and guide you to a best practice solution in this area. These working guides are sent as a PDF copy, normally within 48 hours of payment.
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