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A Problem Solving Example in Purchasing at Kaas Tailored

Kei­th Shep­pard, Pur­chas­ing Agent at Kaas Tai­lored, shares an exam­ple of prob­lem solv­ing in the pur­chas­ing depart­ment using his kaizen form.

  • 0:17 The prob­lem statement
  • 2:01 Iden­ti­fy­ing wastes 
  • 3:05 Root cause analysis
  • 6:06 Pre­ven­ta­tive action

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