Let's take a closer look at one of the techniques of Lean Visual Management: the Kanban. Kanban is one of the key elements of Just-In-time (JIT) in the Toyota Production System (TPS). Designed by Taiichi Ohno in the 1950s (please read Taiichi Ohno’s Workplace Management), Kanban aims to achieve the ideal of one-piece flow, pulled … Continue reading Kanban, may the force be with you
In Lean management, a standard is a document that describes the best known way today to do a task within a given team. Writing work standards is not a waste of time because standards are benchmarks on the work that we know how to do. They indicate how to make an operation with the least … Continue reading What is a work standard?