Monthly Archives: July 2013

Process Standardisation: What actually happens by Grant Davis

The creator of the Toyota Production System (TPS), Taiichi Ohno, said: “Without stability there can be no improvement.” Most companies will admit that process standardisation is important yet it always gets pushed lower on their prioritised objectives. I will not … Continue reading

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The Kaizen Philosophy and how it can impact your Company’s efficiency

What is Kaizen? The Japanese definition of Kaizen is simply continuous improvement.  The goal of Kaizen is to identify and eliminate activities in processes that add waste but do not add value. It is a problem solving approach and will … Continue reading

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Key Learnings becoming a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

“ON AVERAGE, I DRINK EIGHT GLASSES OF WATER A DAY” Wow! What an excellent performance! So it seems from a distance, until one scrutinizes this performance from a viewpoint of a set standard, which is primarily that of the customer… … Continue reading

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