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 Producing Rejects
The last form of muda is that of producing rejects. It’s most harmful in a batch production system, where, when a defect is detected, it may force the rejection of entire lots of product. You’ll also see how a more efficient flow shop works.
- 0:11 – How a batch system multiplies rejects in entire lots
- 1:14 – A more effective flow shop production line
- 1:54 – Automated machinery vs. automation