A Factory of One: Applying Lean Principles to Banish Waste by Daniel Markovitz

By Daniel Markovitz

Most enterprise readers have heard of the tilt ideas built for factories—a set of instruments and concepts that experience enabled businesses to dramatically increase caliber through decreasing waste and errors—producing extra whereas utilizing much less. but in the past, few have famous how appropriate those robust principles are to members and their day-by-day paintings. all people at a table, drafting desk, pc, or working desk needs to (like a manufacturing facility) take care of the problem of decreasing the waste that creeps into their paintings. an analogous Lean ideas that experience more suitable efficiencies at the manufacturing facility ground may be simply as powerful—in truth, way more so—in assisting participants increase own functionality.

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A manufacturing unit of 1: utilizing Lean ideas to Banish Waste and enhance your individual Performance describes how one can foster a brand new approach and increase your functionality via utilising Lean how to your paintings. It interprets robust Lean instruments resembling visible administration, circulate, pull, 5S, and kaizen on your day-by-day paintings, revealing how they could support to enhance potency, decrease waste, and hyperlink you ever extra heavily to consumer worth. this custom may also help you enhance larger self-awareness, extra disciplined problem-solving talents, and the facility to self-correct blunders.

This booklet not just presents the instruments, but additionally teaches you the way to discover the basis factors underlying your inefficiencies so that you can get rid of them completely. it's going to show you how to instantly enhance own productiveness whereas constructing the abilities wanted for non-stop development. It contains real-world examples that illustrate how those ideas were effectively utilized throughout a number industries. offering the fitting mixture of what-to-do with why-to-do it, the textual content info a step by step method of utilising Lean rules in your paintings.

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