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TXM E-News June 2017 – Visual Management – Gemba Walks – Leadership Workshops – Managing Costs in China – TXM News

 

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 Welcome to the June edition of the TXM newsletter! We hope your continuous improvement journey is progressing well.

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LATEST LEAN VIDEO

TXM Lean Minute – The Data is in the Computer

Learn how to use data that is in the computer and talk about it every day in stand up meetings. The challenge is to understand the data, know what is says, know why, and share the discussion in the daily meeting.  Just posting computer print outs on your visual board can reduce meeting effectiveness and value.

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 Data in the computre

LATEST LEAN ARTICLES

Business Health Check; the three key indicators for your daily walk around

Active leadership is important to continuous improvement and a daily walk around to determine the health of your business can be very beneficial. We considered the three key points for checking in on the health of your business with business equivalents of the heart rate, the blood pressure and the temperature of our factories.

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 use a daily walk around to check the health of your business

The Importance of a Senior Leadership Workshop

While holding a Senior Leadership Workshop may feel like a huge burden of time and resources, at TXM we find the investment of time is hugely rewarded. We check the understanding of the leadership team with the project aims and objectives. We review the TXM process and check we have the key elements in place for a successful improvement project. And we highlight potential barriers to change before they become a major problem and slow down the improvement project.

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 Lean Daily Leadership Process

What Does Your China Supply Chain Cost You and How do You Improve it?

China is no longer the low cost manufacturing paradise it once was. However the problems of long lead times, dodgy suppliers and suspect quality still exists, even as Chinese manufacturing moves in to more complex and higher value added sectors. TXM China Consulting Director, Justin Tao  believes that the key to supply chain success in China is to get the right support – from a local.

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 China factory image

TXM NEWS

TXM Lean Workshops in Europe in June

TXM UK consultants, Tim Scurlock and Lee Candy will be running a series of seven workshops in the south of England with TXM Director, Tim McLean. Over 100 small and medium sized manufacturing, distribution and services companies will be represented in the workshops. Meanwhile TXM is continuing its global expansion with a new project in Switzerland and potential new projects in Canada and Brazil.

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Lean for Small and Medium sized businesses
And if any of these ideas has sparked a thought, just give us a call on 1 300 165 606, from anywhere around Australia or call one of our Global Offices. We’d love to hear from you!

If you need further inspiration, you can view our previous E-News Issues

   
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