Why is employee engagement such an inevitable aspect of any successful organization? The 2018 Gallup report on employee engagement indicates that companies having a highly engaged workforce have 21% more profitability, fewer accidents, higher workforce retention and more productivity. A more recent Harvard Business Review research shows that 92% of executives believe that employee engagement […]
Machine breakdowns can have a lethal impact on the smooth running of operations in the organization. It will cost a fortune and hamper the chain of the production process. In the worst-case scenario, it impacts the customers as well. Machine breakdowns likely happen due to mishandling or lack of operating knowledge. One strategy to reduce […]
First step in Continuous improvement is dissatisfaction with the status quo; it means always asking why productivity can’t be increased, why stocks are necessary, or whether there aren’t better ways to do things
The foundation of Lean is based upon in simple goal of identification and elimination of waste in all work activities.
Value stream mapping (VSM) is a technique to identify waste (non value adding activities). VSM was taken from the Toyota Production System (TPS) method called “Material and Information Flow Mapping”