With the world economy in flux and governments around the world taking actions they hope will make a difference, the application of Lean and Six Sigma seems more relevant than ever.
Critical Quality Trees help define what your key businss processes need to do to meet your customer requirements.
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I choose to see the economy as re-setting rather than in a depression. The reason is simple, a depression is just plain depressing, while a re-set connotes changes, perhaps huge changes, but it still provides for a future with hope.
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I found this and highly recommend this blog. Visual cues or signs are fundamental to implementing Lean in any organization.
Introducing the Visual Management Blog, a space for the discussion of ideas and examples of Visual Management applied to Agile teams and project management.
An Excellent Article by:
By David Wanetick, Managing Director, IncreMental Advantage
Customers don’t know what they want. Their buying decisions are more a function of persuasion, influence, and social pressure than internalized desires. Contrary to popular wisdom, the customer isn’t always right. Continue reading How to Determine What Your Customer Wants
When was the last time you came to an intersection with no traffic signals working? How did this make you feel?
A Japanese company (Toyota) and an American company (Ford) decided to have a canoe race on the Missouri River. Both teams practised long and hard to reach their peak performance before the race. On the big day, the Japanese won by a mile.
Find out Ford’s response to this crushing loss.
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