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Changing Hearts and Minds with Kaizen

JIT produces profound changes in organizations, but also in people’s hearts and minds. In this video we hear firsthand accounts of the impact kaizen has had on individuals at various production facilities.

  • 0:25 – Kaizen in the words of people touched by kaizen
  • 2:09 – The real goal of JIT
  • 3:00 – Why JIT is about empowering and motivating people

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  1. Introduction To JIT Pays 01:34
  2. Gemba Kaizen JIT Pays 03:43
  3. One Piece Flow at Wiremold 08:35
  4. 5S at Yasda Precision Tools 02:30
  5. Kaizen at Giorgio Foods 11:14
  6. Flexibility with U-Shaped Cells at Matsushita Electric Works 04:27
  7. Changing Hearts and Minds with Kaizen 04:12
  8. Value-Added Work and the 7 Types of Waste 05:29
  9. The Muda of Overproduction 01:31
  10. The Muda of Waiting 01:17
  11. The Muda of Transportation 02:04
  12. The Muda of Processing 01:13
  13. The Muda of Inventory 02:48
  14. The Muda of Motion 01:21
  15. The Muda of Producing Rejects 02:33
  16. Converting from a Conveyor Line to a U-Shaped Cell at Yoshitake Inc. 08:03
  17. Going to the Gemba to See the Waste 03:03
  18. Push Production vs. Pull Production 03:03
  19. One Piece Flow And Multi-process Handling 13:57
  20. Leveling Production 02:14
  21. Setup Reduction Kaizen 02:38
  22. Standard Work 04:04
  23. Part Supply and Kanban 04:49
  24. JIT Pays: 5s 05:11
  25. JIT Pays: Visual Management 02:20
  26. What Does Kaizen Mean to You? 01:12