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Visual Management in New Product Development
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By Pascal Dennis (bio) Lean thinking is moving out of the factory — downstream into sales, logistics and order fulfillment, and upstream into finance, marketing and New Product Development (NPD). We’re often asked, how do you apply the fundamentals in these areas? For example, how might you apply visual management in NPD? A good first […]

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The Four Levels of Visual Management, Part 2
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By Pascal Dennis (bio) Last time I talked about making problems visible through the four levels of visual management. I described Levels 1 and 2, which have comparatively low power. Today, our topic is visual management Levels 3 and 4 – the most powerful: Level 3 – Organizes Behavior Home positions for tools & equipment […]

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The Four Levels of Visual Management
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By Pascal Dennis (bio) Lean is about making problems visible, and visual management is a core methodology. You can’t fix what you can’t see! There are four levels. Here they are in order of increasing power: Level 1 – Tells only STOP signs are a good example. In our neighbourhood, people blow by them all […]

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GA 273 | Lean as a Management System with Skip Steward
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This week’s guest is Skip Steward. Ron and Skip continued their conversation from Episode 269, diving deeper into scientific thinking, Toyota Kata, management systems, and more. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn:  A quote that inspires Skip (3:16) What the word “meta” means (8:57) […]

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