Coca-Cola recovery continues as it grows leaner in pandemic
Company has accelerated a planned reorganization that will put more emphasis on fast-growing brands.
Voice of the customer: Where lean thoughts become reality
Pandemic issues have distracted from process and product delivery.
Finding balance when consistency of purpose is not quite enough
What customers willingly pay for will change, so think process.
Centre of truth: Uncover previous disturbances to flow
Methodologies can be effective but what about quality?
Apply 5S forethought: Once started it’s hard to change course
Do it right and there’s more to gain than reduced searching.
Measuring performance for multiple sites, departments or teams
Maintain the focus to keep your strategy alive.
Sit on your hands: It’s about experiencing the learning
Slow down, guide and coach as the trainee performs the methodology.
Changing shifts: Engineer them to improve productivity
Have work at every station so the incoming crew begins immediately.
Riding the white water: Kayaking and leadership lessons learned
How the sport parallels manufacturing and leadership.
People power: Expand your vision of how work is done
Work environments are evolving with new roles, responsibilities and accountability.
Create a positive culture: Making a difference drives strategic advantage
Eliminate the silos and tap the strengths of your team members.
Build your brand with tools that improve your plant’s processes
Achieve velocity and increase your value to the customer.
Increase your velocity: Focus on reducing cycle times
Improve on-time delivery with a build/test program.
Optimize PM programs: Add lean to improve your plant’s efficiency
Eliminating eight wastes leads to world-class performance.
Distinguish between genuine and apparent efficiency
True kaizen generates no waste and reduces costs.