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“We Don’t Have Time for Kaizen” TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | In a past career stop, I was in a manufacturing production meeting providing a recap of a failed Kaizen event held on the shop floor the day earlier. The event …Continue reading →

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Lean is Safety TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | First, let’s understand the concept of safety. Safety is defined as “relative freedom from danger, risk, or threat of harm, injury, or loss to personnel and/or property, whether caused deliberately or by accident” as per BusinessDictionary.com. So being in a safe situation …Continue reading →

Lean is Good Customer Service TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Yesterday, new Houston Astros owner Jim Crane announced some sweeping fan-friendly changes at Minute Maid Park that included: Cheaper tickets, some with food/merchandise credits Ticket plan rebates Beer specials all …Continue reading →

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Wait, There Are More Wastes? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Well, yes, there are more wastes but they don’t fall under the category of “process wastes.” These wastes have their own way of being eliminated or minimized. Waste of utility …Continue reading →

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