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Top Five Lean Videos from TXM

WE recently reviewed our online analytical data to find out what video content really connects with our online audience. It reminded me of some of the great content that we have shared over the past few years. Here are the top five Lean videos that we have shared, based on their on-line popularity.

#1: What is Lean – Employee Engagement – Justin Time Episode 1

Thumbnail for Justin Time 1What is Lean? Looking for a simple introduction to what lean manufacturing means for your office or factory? In this great little animation, JoLean is an average worker with average problems. So how can you engage your team and employees like JoLean to embrace change. In this video, the first of our “Justin Time” series, lean coach Justin shows JoLean and her managers how Lean can transform their work day and deliver real results for the business. View the Video

#2: TXM Lean Minute – Red-Green Task Boards (Kamishibai)

Visual Management in a Lean EnterpriseThe challenge with 5S is sustaining the improvement. A big part of sustaining is making sure that people do their routine cleaning and maintenance tasks every day. In this Lean Minute, TXM Consulting Director Anthony Clyne talks about Red-Green Task Boards (also known as a Kamishibai Boards). This is a great visual tool to help make sure that the every day tasks in your workplace get done. View the Video


#3: TXM Lean Minute – How to Design Effective Visual Management Boards to Drive Improved Business Performance

Visual Management Board ExampleIf takt time is the heart of lean production, visual management represents the nervous system in lean management. Visual management is an indispensable tool when we implement Lean. It helps the other lean tools become more powerful by making their impact on the business visual. In this Lean Minute video, TXM China Consulting Director, Justin Tao, explains how to design and effective Visual Management Board. View the video


#4: Daily Standup Meetings are Not Just for the Factory

Daily Standup meetings for support teamsMany businesses have found that having quick daily stand up meetings around a visual management board is an excellent way to engage shop floor teams in improving business performance. In this Lean Minute video, Michelle Brown explains how daily “stand up” meetings and visual management boards can be just as valuable for office teams as they are in the factory, warehouse or workshop. View the Video


#5: TXM Lean Minute Video – The “I to U” of Lean Plant Layout

LEan Plant LayoutThere are lots of different ways you can layout your plant. Lean Plant Layouts can include I, L, O, S and U shapes. In this TXM Lean Minute, Anthony Clyne discusses how an S-shaped Lean Plant Layout works effectively for long products, such as Sykes rowing boats. View the Video