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LeanEssays: Team Compensation

From: leanessays.com Recommended by: Balaji Pasumarthy This a very good article on team compensation. How does one differentiate the best in the team from the worst? First of all is it a good idea to do that
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Problem-Free Engineering

Tomoo Sugiyama , Director at Yamaha Motor company defined a new approach to improvement activity. He called it Problem-free Engineering. Sociological research proves that any idea can be popularized by  presenting it in the form of  a
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Value ,Value-add and Non-Value add in the context of LEAN THINKING

 Value is the starting point in Lean thinking.  It is important to know who defines value , what is value-add and non-value add? Value is defined by the customer .It could be the quality of product, the price that he pays for or the on
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What is LEAN?

What is LEAN? – is a question asked often by individuals across all the levels of the organization with a great deal of curiosity. This article is an attempt to answer this question and cite the attributes of LEAN organizations  
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How Six Sigma Impacts HR

Typically when we talk of improvements and breakthrough in companies we always focus on Operations, and in the manufacturing sector it is the shop floor and related activities.  Quite often it appears that organizations keep these initiatives
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Pull- don’t Push

Pull system brings a host of benefits including reduced inventory, which lead to reduced lead time to manufacture. In a pull system parts move one piece at a time or few pieces at a time and this prevents scrap in case of any quality issues. The