The Principles of Lean

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The Principles of Lean
Dinesh Deshpande, Analyst, India, Member
Lean works on certain principles:
1. Identify customer specific value (customer requirements);
2. Value stream mapping for the process (identify process);
3. Create flow (reduce cycle time);
4. Eliminate waste and non-value-added activities;
5. Pursue perfection (right first time)....Sign up

Adding One More Principle of Lean
Hyejoo Jeon, Korea (South), Member
Adding one more: 'Need to form good relationships with suppliers'.
I am pretty sure that the delicate relationship between suppliers and o...Sign up

Lean Basics and Toyota Principles
Eric Schmitz, Consultant, Belgium, SIG Leader
In their book 'Lean Thinking' James Womack and Daniel Jones formulate the 5 Lean principles as described in the lead of Dines Deshpande.
L...Sign up

Applying the Lean Principles in Unqualified Labour
Shafiq Khalid, Student (Other), Member
All of this is very interesting and sounds great, but how to apply it in Board Manufacturing Mills with only unqualified labour?...Sign up

Implementing Liker's 4 Ps
Eric Schmitz, Consultant, Belgium, SIG Leader
First of all, unqualified labor is not the same as brainless labor. In general, unqualified labor means that:
1. There probably is a huge...Sign up


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