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How to Draw a Pareto Chart and What It Will Show

Pareto chart is simply a basic quality tool to help identify frequent defects, complaints, or other factors as part of a data analysis study. It is a deceivingly simple concept which can have huge benefits when analysing data. The Pareto owns its existence to Vilfredo Pareto. The famed economist [...]

By |March 29th, 2021|Categories: Lean Articles|Comments Off on How to Draw a Pareto Chart and What It Will Show

Driving and Restraining Forces in Field Force Analysis

In our life, we often come across a point where we have to make a tough decision for ourselves such as starting a new chapter or embrace a change. At that point, we sometimes find ourselves helpless, clueless and with no solution to the problem. While assessing if and [...]

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How to Implement Kaizen in an Organization

Kaizen is continuous improvements where changes are required in organization’s processes. The approach could either be a one time implementation or a step by step change over time. One of the top benefits provide by Kaizen is that it is continuous and not a time limited process. Kaizen offers [...]

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Just in Time Manufacturing Examples for Production

Manufacturing within companies have evolved over several years and Toyota has been one of the key players to revolutionize manufacturing through adopting just-in-time (JIT) as part of their lean manufacturing system. The methodology of this generally customed to minimize and decrease the production timeline and only produce what is [...]

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The Kanban Implementation Steps for Manufacturing

For a successful implementation of Kanban within manufacturing, you must ensure you have set right environment for it. The further you are from ideal situation; the more work is required to implement this system. Following are ideal situations which should be considered during Kanban implementation steps: Keep constant prediction [...]

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Value Stream Mapping Tutorial for Lean Manufacturing

Introduction Value stream mapping (VSM) is a tool used in lean manufacturing to minimize the waste (increases efficiency and value production). Lean manufacturing is fully about minimizing waste and adding value to your products and services. Value stream mapping starts with analyzing the current state which is how the [...]

By |November 9th, 2020|Categories: Lean Articles|Comments Off on Value Stream Mapping Tutorial for Lean Manufacturing