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.
Value-Added Work and the 7 Types of Waste
Learn how JIT works by reducing production costs and employing minimal resources, all while reducing lead time. Afterwards, learn about the different kinds of muda.
- 0:01 – How JIT works
- 0:27 – An introduction to the concept of muda
- 2:15 - The four functions of production activities
- 2:59 – Examples of muda
- 4:09 – The seven major types of muda