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Learning Lean Through Making Coffee

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In our first live show, we discuss how Lean lessons stick best when people can relate to them through every day examples. Many of us practice Lean thinking in our lives without recognizing it. Since most people already know how to make coffee, this provides a perfect backdrop to teach a variety of Lean concepts.

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Learning Lean Through Making Coffee

  1. 1. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. Learning Lean Through Making Coffee Presented by Jeff Hajek Gotta Go Lean Tim McMahon A Lean Journey Version 11/18/2010
  2. 2. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. Image courtesy of Wikimedia commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%5E-%5E_coffee.jpg
  3. 3. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. Which Would You Prefer?
  4. 4. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. What Do Customers Want? Value Speed FreshnessFlavor Service
  5. 5. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. The Problems With Batching
  6. 6. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. Inconsistent Processes = Inconsistent Results
  7. 7. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. Improving Quality
  8. 8. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. Building Quality In (Poka Yoke and Jidoka)
  9. 9. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. FIFO / First-In, First-Out
  10. 10. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. Pull
  11. 11. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. Visual Instructions
  12. 12. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. 5S
  13. 13. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. Follow-up Information A Lean Journey Blog http://leanjourneytruenorth. blogspot.com • What is Lean? • Mistake Proofing Help • Quick Changeover• Over 350 terms • Over 20 Forms and Tools http://www.Velaction.com
  14. 14. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. Questions • Jeff Hajek – Info@Velaction.com – www.GottaGoLean.com – 1.800.670.5805 • Tim McMahon – http://linkedin.com/in/timothyfmcmahon – 860-469-LEAN (5326)
  15. 15. © 2010, Velaction Continuous Improvement, LLC. All rights reserved. Copyright Terms • You may modify this presentation for use within your own organization. • You may distribute this presentation within your own organization. • You may not distribute this presentation, its derivative works, or images contained within it outside of your own organization.

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