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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A Make-Believe World of Random Failure Rates

    The effect of assuming exponential distribution for ‘ease of analysis’ What if all failures occurred truly randomly? Well, for one thing the math would be easier. The exponential distribution would be the only time to fai...

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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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  • Using Probability Distribution Plots to See Data Clearly

    Bring your numbers to life When we take pictures with a digital camera or smartphone, what the device really does is capture information in the form of binary code. At the most basic level, our precious photos are really just a bunch of...

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  • Plot the Data

    What does your data have to say? Just, please, plot the data if you have gathered some time-to-failure data, or you have the breakdown dates for a piece of equipment. Any data really. It could be your review of your car maintenance reco...

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