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  • Visual Scheduling: A Problem-Solving Mechanism

    Seeing is believing     Visual scheduling is a plain, two-dimensional format that maps out which products, parts, or subassemblies need to be produced, and when, in what quantity, and in what order. Nothing could be simpler.   read more Original: http://www.qual...

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  • Breaking From Standard Cost Accounting

    A must for lean companies T here are three ways in which a standard costing system is typically used in a manufacturing company: 1. Performance measurement 2. Decision making 3. Inventory valuation From an accounting perspective, per...

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  • A Lean Procurement Project at Chicago Public Schools

    Assess the impact of constraints then follow a structured method to design a process Chicago Public Schools (CPS), the third largest school district in the United States, decided to review the way it procures items and services throughout...

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  • 15 Ways to Maximize Lean Six Sigma Sustainability

    When management support moves on, how do your efforts stay put? One of the most challenging issues I hear from people within the lean Six Sigma community is how to ensure that a lean Six Sigma project is sustainable. If your lean Six Sigma ...

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  • The Neglected Half of Lean Thinking

    Think people assets, not people waste Chances are you are not fully satisfied with the results of your lean initiatives. It’s also likely that lean thinking is not used to improve your employees’ skills in working together. ...

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  • Social Learning Applied to Six Sigma Projects

    Create more effective teams by understanding how people learn read moreOriginal: http://www.qualitydigest.com/inside/six-sigma-article/102815-social-learning-applied-six-sigma-projects.html By: Ryan E. Day @ Quality DigestPosted: October...

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  • Five Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Applying SPC

    The good news: They’re preventable In daily conversations, I field questions from plant managers, quality managers, engineers, supervisors, and plant production workers about the challenges of applying statistical proces...

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  • Healthy Growth Management

    Improved control leads to more consistent products, increased line speeds, and more sales     Sponsored Content PLZ Aeroscience is North America’s largest custom aerosol manufacturer and packager. It produces its own private brand products and custom formulations, an...

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  • Use Innovation Tools to Make Transactional Lean Improvements

    Inside disciplined DMAIC projects, innovation tools can help teams find better solutions. Value stream or other lean analysis helps identify the main obstacles to  flow in a process. Improvement projects using lean tools in a transact...

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  • $EE, the Financial Aspect of OEE

    Reestablish communications between the front office and the shop floor This article describes a novel approach to calculating the financial aspect of overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), with the result referred to as $EE (as in ...

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