Get organized: shadow boards improve plant productivity
Set up tools as runners, repeaters and strangers to save time and effort.
Visitors are your best auditors: feedback delivers opportunities for improvement
Fresh eye of new employees, suppliers, sales reps and customers are always the best to question or confirm the effectiveness of processes.
Going with the flow: how TPS and McDonalds are cleaning up
A new McDonald’s employee is taught to never be idle. If there’s a lull, start cleaning. The same principle applies in your place.
Invest in 5S+1
Twelve people, five minutes each deliver an hour of lean enhancements per day.
How to subdue it with formal problem solving.
A journey in five steps.
Book review: Leading the lean journey
CEOs tell their success stories.
Think Lean: Stand to observe
Standing and observing allows you to see processes, operations, tasks and subtasks really work.
Working with flow
Set up workcells to minimize movement.
Fries with that? | PLANT
What McDonalds teaches us about robust, lean processes.
Give lean a lift | PLANT print issue
11 tips for rejuvenating the culture
Planning for next year? | PLANT
Take process improvements to the next level.
Making the lean transformation
10 tips to lead the way