Kaizen event effectiveness is a prerequisite for lean transformation success. While the engine of any lean transformation is people, the kaizen event is the primary vehicle for engaging their hearts and minds. The Kaizen Event Fieldbook is a tool for teaching and engaging employees at all levels as a company seeks to institute and sustain changes. Childs Associates. Hamel, a renowned lean Six Sigma implementation consultant, the book was designed to answer the needs of both the newly engaged and the experienced lean practitioner. Mark R.
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Kaizen event effectiveness is a prerequisite for lean transformation success. While the engine of any lean transformation is people, the kaizen event is the primary vehicle for engaging their hearts and minds. The Kaizen Event Fieldbook is a tool for teaching and engaging employees at all levels as a company seeks to institute and sustain changes. Childs Associates.
Hamel, a renowned lean Six Sigma implementation consultant, the book was designed to answer the needs of both the newly engaged and the experienced lean practitioner. Mark R. Hamel is a lean Six Sigma implementation consultant and has played a transformative role in lean implementations across a broad range of industries such as aerospace and defense, automotive, building products, business services, durable goods, health care, and transportation services.
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Kaizen Event Fieldbook
The name signifies greatness— world-class cars and game-changing business thinking In factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. Convis present a four-step model top leaders can use to create a culture dedicated to continuous improvement. The authors provide the tools to getting employees to refocus their efforts—from simply performing their singular function to delivering value across all functions. Managers learn how to foster self-development in every employee, at every level; put each employee in the position to develop others; and remove obstacles and set the types of goals that ensure every team contributes to continuous improvement and the attainment of long-term goals.
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Unfortunately many organizations suffer from one or more of the following event malpractice symptoms: Little or no measurable business impact Poor linkage to strategic and value stream imperatives Unsustainable results Limited organizational learning and growth Insufficient foundation for daily kaizen The Kaizen Event Fieldbook addresses the root causes of those symptoms head-on, providing the necessary insight, in the context of lean theory, lean leadership principles and standard work to successfully plan, execute, and follow-through on effective kaizen events. Practical examples, over a hundred figures and tables, and many real-life "Gemba Tales" give the reader an enriched learning experience. Also included is a chapter on the deployment of a kaizen promotion office, a glossary, and two appendices, which offer blank forms and an overview of daily kaizen. The foreword, written by lean scion Art Byrne, touches upon the early U. The KPO must know, teach, maintain and apply kaizen event standard work. Lean leaders at the corporate, business unit and value stream level as well as those serving on steering committees must know how to apply lean within the framework of a lean business system and drive HIGH IMPACT, SUSTAINABLE kaizen events to fulfill strategic imperatives, execute value stream improvement plans and develop lean thinkers and doers within the organization. Kaizen event team leaders -- successful leaders of cross-functional, multi-level kaizen teams have a solid understanding of the kaizen event process, including pre-planning, follow-through and event work strategies.
Kaizen Event Fieldbook: Foundation, Framework, and Standard Work...