Fishbone diagrams break a problem into categories of causes. People tend to work better when they can break their thoughts down into smaller compartments.
On the shop floor, people often use the 6 M’s as a way to categorize the causes of the problems they are trying to solve.
The 1/3, 2/3 rule is a rule of thumb for planning. It is intended to make sure a leader gives her team enough time to complete their work.
It is a Video Term from Phase 3 (Starting the Journey) of our Continuous Improvement Development System.
Lean Office Overview (Training Module Video - Recorded Webinar)
Service organizations are gaining an ever-increasing role in the global economy. On top of that, increased productivity and global competition has reduced the percentage of shop floor employees and increased those in administrative roles in companies that manufacture physical products. The Lean o...