Tools and Techniques

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Standardised Work At Westons Cider 2627 April 2017

Practical Standardised Work: Foundation for Improvement

Whilst it is encouraging to see so many organisations that are actively trying to improve business performance, my concern is that much of this improvement activity is not having the desired impact.

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Grasping The Situation Using The Lean Transformation Framework Workshop Description Lean Enterprise Academy International Lean Workshops

Learn the principles, tools and techniques to make a step change in business performance

The Lean Enterprise Academy (L.E.A), UK are collaborating with the Lean Enterprise Institute (L.E.I), USA to bring Manchester a series of 8 workshops between 27-29 March 2016. Over 3 Days we are offering workshops that provide the foundations to implement a successful Lean transformation, with cru

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Practical Value Stream Mapping At GE Service Centre

Practical Value Stream Mapping Workshop At GE Service Centre

“Whenever there is a product or service for a customer, there is a value stream. The challenge lies in seeing it” These are the opening words in the publication ‘Learning to See’ where Mike Rother and John Shook take us step-by-step through the process of Value Stream Mapping and identifying waste

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UK Lean Summit 2016 Learning Lean Lean Learning Presummit Masterclasses Monday 14Th November 2016

UK Lean Summit 2016 - PRE-SUMMIT MASTERCLASSES - Monday 14th November 2016

The UK Lean Summit 2016 is set to be one of our best events yet! We've developed the theme of Learning Lean, Lean Learning and this year will bring you 3 Pre-Summit Masterclasses that devlop your understanding of learning in different areas. Places on each Masterclass are limited

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H Weston Plus Sons Ltd Factory Floor And Cider Oak Barrels

Lean Standardised Work Workshop on site at H Weston & Sons Ltd Cider Mill

Improving the work is the work. Whilst many organizations have some sort of improvement activity many fall foul of the first of the 3 Common Pitfalls to Lean. Many organisations use the wrong improvement tools, at the wrong time, by the wrong people or are not using them effectively.

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Learning Lean, Lean Learning - Desert Island Lean Articles

Back in January 2015 I wrote a short article about my favourite Lean books. In the style of “Desert Island Discs”, the radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4, I selected the Lean books I’d take to be cast away on a desert island.

Standardised Work Foundation for Kaizen - 2 Day Workshop

Standardised Work is one of the most powerful and well-known Lean tools and is core to any organisation that is serious about improving their business performance. By documenting the current best practice, standardised work helps form the baseline for kaizen or continuous improvement.


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