The popularity of TPS and Lean manufacturing is fully entrenched in manufacturing on a global scale. The success of these concepts are indisputable.
Muda is the direct obstacle of flow. There are 7 distinctive types of Muda which all lead to waiting times, and therefore longer lead times in a
Most definitions of lean manufacturing refer to the reduction of the Muda (7 wastes) as the main focus. Few definitions of lean differentiate between
Just like any other organization, healthcare organizations do their business through processes, and any process can be studied and improved using
On paper, lean implementation looks pretty simple. In reality, it will be one of the most challenging things your organization will take on.
Lean implementation can be a both a blessing and a curse. One cannot deny the value and results of lean programs across multitudes of industries.
Kaizen is the Japanese word for "improvement." In business, Kaizen refers to activities that continuously improve all functions and involve all
Are you feeling overwhelmed and out of control? Not really a surprise for many, considering the demands on our lives in this digital age. We are
It is all about the people. You can have all the tools, principles and practices of lean and lean manufacturing down pat, but you are finding success