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How to Use a Mind Map and Its Benefits to Your Business

The concept of mind mapping was developed by Tony Buzanin, who was an English psychologist, in the 1960’s. Mind mapping has received recognition in the business as well as academic world. Basically, in mind mapping we represent ideas and concepts in a graphical way. It is a unique tool [...]

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Lean Articles|Comments Off on How to Use a Mind Map and Its Benefits to Your Business

Examples of Kaizen Implementation Within Manufacturing

Here we are going to read about Kaizen methodology and Kaizen examples that are implemented in manufacturing. Given below is the list of few famous companies using Kaizen methodology in their manufacturing processes and procedures. Toyota Ford Motors Lockheed Martin Kaizen means “improvement”: it is a Japanese terminology used [...]

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Lean Articles|Comments Off on Examples of Kaizen Implementation Within Manufacturing

How to Use Balanced Scorecard for Manufacturing

Basically, a balanced scorecard is a management system. We can say it is an approach of watching over at our organization that emphases on that big-image strategic goals. It facilitates at making a decision about the accurate things to be measured with the purpose of accomplishing those goals. Balanced [...]

By |October 7th, 2019|Categories: Lean Articles|Comments Off on How to Use Balanced Scorecard for Manufacturing

Calculating Cycle Time for Manufacturing Processes

As said by Henry Ford “Time waste differs from material waste in that there can be no salvage. The easiest of all wastes and the hardest to correct is the waste of time, because wasted time does not litter the floor like wasted material.” When we create an accurate, [...]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Lean Articles|Comments Off on Calculating Cycle Time for Manufacturing Processes

Implementation of Lean Manufacturing Techniques in an Organization

Lean manufacturing is a hypothesis, the basic purpose of which is to minimize waste within the operating systems and to maximize productivity simultaneously. Lean manufacturing techniques are based on the Toyota Production System. Lean is appraised as a necessary element of a successful manufacturing business. Lean is being widely [...]

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Lean Articles|Comments Off on Implementation of Lean Manufacturing Techniques in an Organization

How to Implement ABC Inventory Control

The ABC inventory control system is an approach based on the categorization of items or products depending upon their usage rate. It uses Pareto principles in its application. It is applicable to those organizations that have multiple types of inventories. However, it is not always a good idea to [...]

By |August 19th, 2019|Categories: Lean Articles|Comments Off on How to Implement ABC Inventory Control