TXM E-News February 2016 – Level Production – Daily Standup Meetings – How to Stop Firefighting – Lean Resources – TXM News
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As we get in to 2016, we are facing uncertain economic times around the world. This is exactly the time to redouble your business improvement efforts and increase the resilience of your business to face the tough times that may lie ahead.
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 can be just as valuable for office teams as they are in the factory.
Achieving level production is a key objective of a Lean production system. But how do you achieve level production? In our latest Lean Minute video TXM Senior Consultant, Greg Boek provides five simple steps to get you there.
How do you resource a successful Lean transformation? There are lots of different approaches and different types of Lean resources available, but what is the most effective approach. In this blog, we discuss the pros and cons of the various approaches to lean resources and recommends some practical solutions.
Do you find that much of your day “firefighting” to expedite orders in a vain attempt to ensure your customers get what they need on time and in full? Learn why this happens and what to do about it in our latest blog.