Today we share about the idea of “Fix What Bugs You” from Paul Akers and 2 Second Lean. It is one of the simplest concepts to teach everyone about lean. It engages everyone every day and sets the bar so low that every contribution counts–no matter how small. If you want to create a culture of continuous improvement this idea is essential!
In this lean tip we show the amazing results you can get when transforming mass production into one piece flow using lean manufacturing techniques. An amazing amount of waste can be eliminated when making the change to one piece flow. It reduces burden on manufacturing processes, scheduling, and personnel and is at the heart of a lean production system.
The clip is an excerpt from our free Five Day Lean Mini-Course, which you can find here!
Today we celebrate Cow Appreciation Day 2017 at Chick-Fil-A with this commemorative video. Believe it or not, lean is the reason behind how everyone can eat mor chikin at Chick-Fil-A. In this video we discuss the impact of takt time, cycle time, and process design on productivity.
Today we give an explanation for how over production increases the remaining seven wastes of lean manufacturing using an everyday laundry machine. Avoid the evils of over production by reducing the batch size as much as possible!
Use straighten from lean 5S to make sure you never lose a tool again. By making a place for everything, and placing everything in its place you’ll never have a homeless tool again. Boost your sanity and end the frustration of searching for missing tools!
Make lean 5S effective at work by teaching how to sweep (or shine) effectively. Thoughtful sweeping that includes inspection will eliminate root causes and waste. This is how you prevent mindless 5S programs!