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  • Kaizen vs Kaikaku

    Kaikaku is a lean production term that means radical change, transformation, a revolution. It means radical overhaul of an activity to eliminate all waste (muda in Japanese) and create greater value. It is a rapid and radical change process. In lean terms, there are...

    Tags: Kaizen, Kaikaku, continuous improvement, lean manufacturing



    Dear Community member, just to introduce this argument I start to give you a short overview of both cycles.  PDCA PLAN Establish the objectives and processes necessary to deliver results in accordance with the expected output (the target or goals). By establishing output expec...

    Tags: Lean, six sigma, PDCA, DMAIC, continuous improvement


  • E6D METHODS: Premier resource for training, coaching, consulting, and leadership.

    Mission: To help process managers be their best. E6S Industries strives to be the premier resource for expert training, coaching, consulting, and leadership in lean, six sigma, design thinking, and other continuous improvement methodologies.   We are dedicated to finding and shari...

    Tags: lean six sigma, project management, quality, business process, BPM, continuous improvement, lean design thinking, strategy and innovation, Lean, Six Sigma, Busibesa process, Continuos Improvement, Lean design, Lean thinking

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  • Dennis Pawley shares lean thinking with schools

    Original: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/noria/reliableplant/tags/lean_manufacturing/~3/zaKMRyaErP8/Dennis-Pawley-lean-thinking By: RP news wiresPosted: December 1, 2010, 2:46 pm

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  • Jim Womack talks lean at ThedaCare meeting

    Original: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/noria/reliableplant/tags/lean_manufacturing/~3/rHDG9iCqzXM/Jim-Womack-talks-lean By: RP news wiresPosted: November 8, 2010, 3:57 pm

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  • How to get results from your lean initiatives

    Original: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/noria/reliableplant/tags/overall_equipment_effectiveness/~3/Hwn6oczxYAE/Get-results-lean-initiatives By: RP news wiresPosted: March 17, 2010, 2:27 pm

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  • The Need for "Safety Culture" in Radiation Oncology

    I recently had the opportunity to speak with both Lawrence Marks and Lukasz Mazur, who are the authors of a very important new book titled Engineering Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology: University of North Carolina’s Pursuit for High Reliability and Value Creation. During our conversati...

    Tags: continuous improvement, Engineering Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology, healthcare quality, Lawrence Marks, lean, Lukasz Mazur, mistake-proofing, Reliability, University of North Carolina, value creation

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  • Kaizen Group

    Kaizen Group

    Tags: kaizen, continuous improvement, kaizen events

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  • Kraft Foods lauds black belt for top Six Sigma project

    Original: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/noria/reliableplant/tags/lean_manufacturing/~3/dis15BFYhUY/Kraft-Foods-black-belt By: RP news wiresPosted: December 10, 2010, 2:15 pm

    Tags: six sigma, lean manufacturing, continuous improvement

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  • Lining Up for Continuous Improvement

    Immersive virtual reality technologies help automakers improve worker safety, shorten lead times and bolster quality   By James D. Sawyer Executive Editor Henry Ford put the first effective automobile assembly line to use on Dec. 1, 1913. One might think in the intervening century this ...

    Tags: Lean Manufacturing, Motorized Vehicles, assembline lines, Boeing, CAD/CAM, Caterpillar, continuous improvement, digital human modeling, Ergonomics Task Force, Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co., Siemens PLM Software

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