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Finding Muri (overburden) in your Process

Muri, or overburden, means that operators or machines are pushed through their natural limits, which leads to problem

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The University of Improvement Skills - Continuous Learning

The University of Improvement Skills is the fourth building in the Fortress of C

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Lean House for the Shopfloor

Lean is a philosophy based on a cultural aspect and a tool aspect.

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5 Elements for Succesful Change

What elements influence organizational change? Dr.

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The Fortress of Change

In this series or articles I describe the tools and aspects of cultural change managment should use when facilitating

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The Gate of Purpose - Hoshin Kanri

The Gate of Purpose is positioned at the entrance of the Fortress of Change 

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The Toyota 3M model: Muda, Mura, Muri

Toyota has developed its production system around eliminating three enemies of Lean: Muda (waste),

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Finding Muda (waste) in your Process

Muda is the Japanese word for waste and includes non value adding activities that prevent flow and lead to longer lea

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Finding Mura (variation) in your Process

The Toyota Production System is a system built around minimizing three factors influencing a process: 

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The Market of Methods - Design your own Lean Roadmap

To encourage employees to work together in improving business processes bottom-up, tools need to be introduced to fac

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5 Basic Lean Principles

There is a lot of misconception about the principles of the Lean philosophy .

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The Pull Principe - In Production, the Office & in Life

One of the most important principles in the Lean Philosophy is the Pull Principle.

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