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.
The Muda of Motion
The muda of motion includes the movement of people and machines that doesn’t add any value to the product. The muda of motion leads to lower work efficiency, and often creates work that is difficult to perform.
- 0:01 – What the muda of motion is
- 0:35 – An example of the muda of motion
- 0:58 – An additional form of muda: using one, instead of two hands