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How to Calculate Cp and Cpk Values and When to Use Them

What is Cp and Cpk Basically, for a process Cp and Cpk are taken as short-term prospective capability measures. In Six Sigma it is desired to define quality of the processes in terms of sigma. The rationale behind this is that it offers a stress-free manner to state the [...]

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What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Process Mapping?

Process Mapping Basically, a process map can be defined as a planning and management tool which visually explains the work flow. It summarizes the job duties executed to finish a particular task at the place of work. It can be utilized to provide a clear framework for production processes, [...]

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How to Create a Gemba Walk Checklist

Continual improvement comes from when a process is being reviewed on a regular basis to improve its efficiency and the quality of the output. There are certain things that get updated or changed to achieve a continual improvement over time. It is through review of processes where they are [...]

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The Importance of Maintenance Repair and Overhaul

In a business organization, time is a source of economic resource that cannot be stopped by a technical mess. For this reason, carrying out appropriate maintenance and overhaul of all machinery is important. Within the industrial field, the maintenance repair and overhaul refer to the set of tasks aimed [...]

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Hoshin Kanri Tools and How They Are Used

Hoshin can be well-defined as ‘the direction of a needle’ more like a compass while Kanri can be defined as ‘controlled reasoning or controlled logic’. In short words, Hoshin means ‘direction’ while Kanri means ‘administration’ and when used together, they ask the question “How can we make sure to [...]

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What Are the Gemba Walk Questions to Ask

Definition of Gemba Walk The Japanese word ‘Gemba’ means ‘a place of activity’. One of the lean principles, the Genchi Genbutsu states that in order to really comprehend your processes you need to see the processes on Gemba. The goal of the Gemba walk questions are to motivate the [...]

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