What is Value?
TAGS: baseball | bentley | blitz | cheap | chophouse | concessions | consulting | continuous improvement | cow | definition | kia | lean | luxury | operations | process | six sigma | sports consulting | steak | value | what is value As continuous improvement practitioners we are always discussing value-added versus non-value-added activities. We are also tasked with identifying cheaper or cost-cutting alternatives. Employees are considered valuable if they do the …Continue reading →
Restocking Points and Gas Tanks
TAGS: blitz | car | cheap | delivery | excess | fuel | gasoline | gauge | inventory | jug | kanban | lean | low | operations | price | process | pull | reorder | restock | six sigma | sports | stockout An excellent example of restocking/reorder points (with pull or kanban systems) is your car’s gas tank. Here’s why. There’s a maximum amount of product you can stock – when the …Continue reading →
Lean Oops! O’Hare Parking Lot Exit
TAGS: 2011 | airport | band-aid | baseball | blitz | camera | cheap | chicago | electrical | fixes | lean | lot | meetings | o'hare | parking | permanent | six sigma | tape | temporary | there i fixed it | winter (I wouldn’t normally post a photo so large, but this is the only way to see the anomaly.) So when I returned to O’Hare Airport in Chicago after the Baseball …Continue reading →