Gemba Kaizen: JIT Pays
Gemba Academy continues to grow its library of Lean and Six Sigma learning resources every day. Along with our brand new videos, we also have a rich archive of content featuring concepts that are as relevant today as they were in the early days of lean. Originally produced by the Kaizen Institute, we are delighted to share with you this video series on kaizen and Just-in-Time production.
5S at Yasda Precision Tools
Learn how Yasda Precision Tools was able to use JIT to turn its company around in the midst of a tough economic climate in Japan.
- 0:18 – The 1985 economic recession in Japan
- 0:32 – Yasda’s challenge
- 0:56 – Yasda introducing JIT
- 1:43 – The result of incorporating JIT at Yasda
- 6:37 – One way to define JIT