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Embedding PDCA Thinking into Our Visual Management

Published: February 13, 2017
Embedding PDCA thinking into our visual management systems, particularly the Check and Act mindset, helps us to be more effective across many aspects of our business, through continuous improvement. Here we look at examples of visual management against PDCA thinking. ... Read more
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Documenting and Sharing Improvements and Lessons Learnt

Published: February 2, 2017
Our continuous improvements are often hard fought and hard won, so we want them to be sustained and shared. Documenting and sharing our lessons learnt are an important part of all continuous improvement cycles. This was highlighted to Michelle Brown, TXM Consultant, during a recent project of introducing problem solving to a team of manufacturing people, and here she picks up her story. ... Read more

Overcoming Reluctance when Implementing Lean Systems

Published: February 2, 2017
Lean systems in many instances are implemented when company are faced with a challenge and have identified that new ways of doing business are required. The transition away from old habits to new ways of thinking can create a wall of reluctance within your work teams if not done correctly when faced with this type of situation. ... Read more

Act Your Way into a New Way of Thinking with 5S and Lean

Published: January 11, 2017
Here are three Lean tools that can help our team act their way to a new way of thinking, acting “as if” they have already achieved their improvement goals, and become a world class organisation. ... Read more