Time Observations - without Rigor, It's Just Industrial Tourism
Of Team Size, Social Loafing and Lack of Direction
Kaizen in the Laundry Room...and My Domestic Shortcomings
Kaizen Principle: Bias for Action
Standard Work Is a Verb
Mark Hamel Interviewed by Business901's Joe Dager
Joe Dager, an expert in lean marketing and founder of the Business901 blog, w
CSI Kaizen - When Forensics Supplement Direct Observation
Taiichi Ohno preferred facts over data, meaning, among other things, that direct observation trumps second hand stuff. How else can you truly grasp the current situation and identify the waste?
Kaizen Event Supplies - Basic Stuff for Effective Events
The kaizen pre-event planning phase is critical to event effectiveness. It includes the obvious - event definition from the perspective of scope and targets, team selection, communication and certain acceptable pre-work, but sometimes the simple stuff gets missed.
Kaizen Event Team Selection - No Yo-Yos Needed
Kaizen event team selection is a critical driver of event effectiveness. Selection criteria includes team representation (to promote diversity, perspective, ownership, and development opportunities), size, chemistry, kaizen experience, and behavioral and technical skills.