If you read this blog regularly, you’re aware that the same lean tools that make manufacturing more efficient can work wonders in the business office. It usually just requires a slight shift in mindset, and a bit of imagination. One of those tools is 5S. It’s an amazingly simple tool that increases productivity by leaps […]
How do you match your flow rate to your customer demand rate when you are executing unsteady or unpredictable work? Is it even possible? The answer is yes. Watch my video and learn how to use this lean method and eliminate waste. The post Takt Time On Unsteady Work appeared first on JFlinch.
Lately I have been having fun solving daily crossword puzzles with my family. By reflecting on both mistakes and successful approaches, I have arrived at a strategy, even something like standard work, for solving crossword puzzles. Step 1: Plan Pinpoint the problem. As with any type of problem-solving, clearly understanding the nature of the problem […]