6 M’s (Continuous Improvement Term)
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.
This term comes from our Continuous Improvement Companion, our online reference guide available at https://www.velaction.com/lean-dictionary/. The 6 M’s term is at https://www.velaction.com/6-ms/.
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Seek the Truth (Lean Learning Video)
In this short video, I talk about a quote I recently heard on a TV show. It is extremely applicable to many Lean/Continuous Improvement concepts.