Category: Implementing Solutions

  • 5S

    5S is an improvement tool for organizing and maintaining a disciplined and productive workplace. It helps creating a better working environment, reduces waste while improving efficiency, safety and quality. 5S represents five simple practices that starts with the letter ‘S’. It is commonly applied by manufacturing facilities in production lines, storage areas, maintenance areas, and […]

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  • Best Practices

    A Best Practice is that practice that has been proven to achieve the best results. It represents creative solutions to common problems and has the potential to be replicated internally and externally. Companies are able to learn from other successful organizations by adopting their best practices without the need to reinvent the wheel. Companies can […]

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  • Standard Work

    Standard work means working on standards to produce correct and consistent results. It is considered a way to achieve the highest possible degree of consistency and reliability in any process. It aims to ensure that everything is done by everyone in the same way and in the best possible way. Standard work is one of […]

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  • The Main Components of an Effective Visual Management System

    Also known as Visual Control and Visual Factory. Visual management is a business management approach that communicates important information in a visual and real-time manner. It is a system of labels, signs, markings, information displays, and visual guides instead of written instructions. Lean organizations rely heavily on visual management to detect abnormalities, reinforce standards, and […]

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  • How-How Diagram

    Once you have identified a problem, you need to find a solution that will permanently solve the problem. Sometimes you have to get to the root causes of the problem to understand why it’s happening. Other times, you don’t even need to dig into the problem. You just need to solve the it right away. […]

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