Need to familiarize your company with the basic lean concepts? This DVD, part of the Value Stream Management video set, provides an overview of lean and is a perfect introduction to lean for non-management as well as lean implementation teams. You'll see lean in action at major manufacturers and learn what results you can achieve in your facility.
The Fundamentals of Lean covers:
- Cost reduction principle
- The seven deadly wastes
- The two pillars of lean: JIT and automation
- The 5S system
- Three stages of application: demand, flow, and leveling
- Standardized work
- takt time and pitch
- Total employee involvement
Since 1979, Productivity Press has been publishing and teaching the world's best methods for achieving manufacturing excellence. At the core of this effort is a team of dedicated product developers, including writers, instructional designers, editors, and producers, as well as content experts with years of experience in the field. Hands-on experience and networking keep the team in touch with changes in manufacturing as well as in knowledge sharing and delivery. The team also learns from customers and applies this knowledge to create effective vehicles that serve the learning needs of every level in the organization.