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The Importance of the 8th Waste

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Are your Lean projects progressing the way that you hope?

Do you want to engage with your team more, to speed up your projects?

Waste Walking is a simple way to harness the '8th' waste (also known as 'untapped human potential'). This short presentation gives you an overview of the 7 wastes and proposes that Waste Walking may be a good place to start for your lean / business improvement projects.

The presentation concludes with a link to our 'Waste Reduction Workshop Kit'.

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The Importance of the 8th Waste

  1. 1. Taking the frustration out of on time delivery The Importance of the 8th Waste “Engage with your team”
  2. 2. Taking the frustration out of on time delivery The Lean approach is about maximising ‘value’ and minimising (or eliminating) ‘waste’.
  3. 3. Taking the frustration out of on time delivery There are lots of tools to choose from, to help us in our quest for better productivity and profits.
  4. 4. Taking the frustration out of on time delivery The original 7 are: 1. Defects 2. Overproduction 3. Transportation 4. Waiting 5. Inventory 6. Motions 7. Processing
  5. 5. Taking the frustration out of on time delivery But why don’t our projects deliver the results? Why aren’t our people engaged?
  6. 6. Taking the frustration out of on time delivery Often, it is because we don’t get our people involved. Really involved, not just as a participant.
  7. 7. Taking the frustration out of on time delivery Waste Walking is a simple approach to introduce your team to Lean. Pick a route and start sharing your ideas.
  8. 8. Taking the frustration out of on time delivery If we use all the ideas and resources we have then we can do great things, and get our people engaged.
  9. 9. Taking the frustration out of on time delivery Run your own waste walking workshop using our downloadable kit. Buy the kit here.

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