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5s Workstation

5S The Best Lean Starting Point? Yep, And Here’s Why

Why 5S first? Let’s be honest, there are many discussions out there such as Lean groups on LinkedIn and other professional sites which sometimes fail to hit the mark for pertinent and useful information. In fact, I have e...
 
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5 Things You should Know about Six Sigma Belts

5 Key Items about Six Sigma Belts If you are promoting the Six Sigma methodologies in your facility, you have likely heard a lot about the different belts that can be obtained. Whether working toward these belts yourself, or he...
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Visual Mapping
Visual Mapping
Visual Mapping

Visual Mapping Strategies, A Mess of Options

Visual Mapping and Flow Charts Ever wondered what the differences between things like flow charts and process maps were? Are they actually different at all or are they just different names for more or less the same thing? What ...
 
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These Are The Best Ways To Improve Your Lean Efforts

For most businesses these days, Lean Six Sigma is an extremely common business practice to be implemented, but it isn’t always as easy as certain guides, or especially successful case studies, might make it seem. One of t...
 
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Key Ingredients for the Success of a Continuous Improvement Team

The Must-Have Guide To Creating A Stellar Continuous Improvement Program The idea of continual improvement is one that underlies nearly all modern manufacturing philosophy, especially those associated with Lean. Continuous impr...

 
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Lean Thinking Questions

Question: “What Does Lean Thinking Mean To You?” A recent post on a LinkedIn forum sparked some lean thinking questions and a discussion over what exactly phrases like “lean thinking” meant to other users. The author Tony Heath...
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The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace

The quality of our posture has a direct impact on every moment of our lives. When CEOs, supervisors, managers or even employees forget or neglect this simple fact, everyone suffers. The workers suffer strain, stress and injury,...

 
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Does Employee Recognition Improve Productivity?

Employee recognition improves productivity if it is done correctly. If it is done poorly it may have the opposite effect intended and actually decrease employee productivity and morale. Most companies have some kind of employee...
 
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5 Reasons Manufacturing Businesses Should Implement 5S

The success of any business is defined by how efficiently it is run. For this reason, business owners in the manufacturing industry have to keep themselves abreast of different strategies that help them maximize their industria...
 
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8 Requirements for Six Sigma Success

After going through the classes and other educational experiences to get six sigma certified (at any belt level) most people want to jump right in and start working on a six sigma project (or two). Companies, of course, are als...