Welcome back to the gemba!
CHAPTER 9: THE HEIJUNKA WAY
During gemba visits, keep practicing seeing how mura (unlevelness) creates muri (overburden) and then muda (waste).
Or, the other way around, when looking at muda (waste), look for muri (overburden) and the mura (batching) that causes it.
Learning to think lean is practicing another way of thinking.
Find a place that is batching and creating demand, and try to level, fraction and mix and understand how you cause your own misery by batching.
What is the
trade-off between performance vs costs?
What is the difference between standard work and procedures?
Real lean vs fake lean?
Two managers I relied on a lot are still fighting a two-year old pull system and creating a lot of conflict on the teeam. Is this normal?
It seems that lean these days is all about learning and coaching. What about good ol'fashioned just-in-time stuff of the earlier days?
How do I reduce buffers to zero?
Shouldn’t we learn better forecasting first?