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In these lean times, is your business getting what it needs to survive?

In these lean times, is your business getting what it needs to survive?

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    Lean Times Call for Lean Measures Lean Times Call for Lean Measures Presentation Transcript

    • Lean Times Call For Lean Measures Presented by: Kaye Woodard, Sensei How to Measure the Health of Your Business
    • Economic Vital Signs
      • Cutbacks, Healthcare, Jobs
      • Small Businesses ‘Rule’
      • Vital Signs for Business
      • In these Lean times… will your business survive?
    • Lean Times & Vital Signs
      • How have you been affected?
      • What does healthy look like?
      • Your vital signs and measures
      • What is normal?
      • What does a healthy business look like?
      • How do you find the right balance?
    • Out of balance…
    • Balanced Business
    • Business Health Measures
      • Pressure and Pulse - Speed and Capacity - Seasonal or Cyclical - Heartbeat of the Market - Changes in Demand Levels - Ready for Economic Upturn - What is the Heart of the business?
    • Business Health Measures
      • Weight and Height - Overweight vs. Lean Business - Reaction to Customer Changes - Flexible - Fast - Capable - Responsive - BMI
    • Business Health Measures
      • Temperature - Fever or Hypothermia - ‘Need to know’ basis - Neighborhood gangs
      • Sugar/Glucose - High sugar = Diabetes Organ damage - Low sugar = Fainting, dizziness - Sourpuss or Plastic smiles
    • Return On Investment
      • Business Spending - HDL – High-$-Lawyers - LDL – Lower-$-Laborers - Tri-Get-er-dones
    • Achieving Balance
      • Find the Healthy Balance - No magic pill - Teamwork - Equip the team - Anybody can do it
    • What is Lean?
      • Simple – Eliminate Waste!
      • Pioneered by Ford, perfected by Toyota
      • Engage hearts & minds
      • Tap the brainpower of the team
    • Who uses Lean? Who Where What How Much Gates Corp Jefferson, NC Improve Quality, Delivery, Cost >$1 Million Southern Prestige Statesville, NC Achieve AS9100 Certification $6 Million Innovative Laminations New Bern, NC Quality Management System >$1 Million Cable Assembly Graham, NC Increase efficiency & productivity $2.5 Million United Southern Forest City, NC Reduce scrap, increase volume & revenue $5 Million
    • Five Simple Principles
      • Put Customer First
      • Be Flexible
      • Create Flow
      • Work as a Team
      • Eliminate Waste
    • Eight Wastes
      • D efects
      • I nventory
      • P rocessing
      • W aiting
      • M otion
      • T ransportation
      • O verproduction
      • -?-
      • Without Effective Standards
      • Lots of things undefined
      • Lots of room for variation
      • Lots of effort & time spent
      • Wasted time is gone forever
      • Effective Standards are:
      • Easy to use
      • Simple and concise
      • Very visual
      Effective Standards Minimize Waste
    • Are You World-Class?
      • Customer Demand Rate
      • Lead Time
      • Cycle Time
      • Takt Time
      • Process Cycle Efficiency
      • Work Standards
      • 5S – Clean & Well-Organized
    • Want to know more? C Kaye Woodard, MBA, CLSSS, SSBB, PMP Certified Minority/Women Business Enterprise Upcoming Courses: kaizenkaye.com Website: senseikaye.com Email: [email_address] Phone: 919-961-6781