Kaizen Boards identify and confirm waste, problems or conditions within the work area or activity. This, in turn, shows what improvements are to make the process run better.
Plan the Kaizen process for the agreed area/activity to include Plan, Do, Check, Act + quantifiable objectives and targets for the improvement activity. This is the Deming Cycle.
These activities below would give business benefits:
- Reduced product cost
- Increased capacity
- Improved safety
- Customer service
- Reduction in lead time and
- Elimination of waste
The eight wastes (MUDA) are:
- Waiting Time
- Operator Motion
- Bad Quality and
- Failure to exploit human potential.
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