Lean Times Call For Lean Measures Presented by: Kaye Woodard, Sensei How to Measure the Health of Your Business
Economic Vital Signs <ul><li>Cutbacks, Healthcare, Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Small Businesses ‘Rule’ </li></ul><ul><li>Vital ...
Lean Times & Vital Signs <ul><li>How have you been affected? </li></ul><ul><li>What does healthy look like? </li></ul><ul>...
Out of balance…
Balanced Business
Business Health Measures <ul><li>Pressure and Pulse - Speed and Capacity - Seasonal or Cyclical  - Heartbeat of the Market...
Business Health Measures <ul><li>Weight and Height - Overweight vs. Lean Business  - Reaction to Customer Changes  - Flexi...
Business Health Measures <ul><li>Temperature - Fever or Hypothermia - ‘Need to know’ basis - Neighborhood gangs </li></ul>...
Return On Investment <ul><li>Business Spending - HDL – High-$-Lawyers - LDL – Lower-$-Laborers - Tri-Get-er-dones </li></ul>
Achieving Balance <ul><li>Find the Healthy Balance - No magic pill - Teamwork - Equip the team - Anybody can do it </li></ul>
What is Lean? <ul><li>Simple – Eliminate  Waste!  </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneered by Ford,  perfected by Toyota </li></ul><ul>...
Who uses Lean? Who Where What  How Much Gates Corp Jefferson, NC Improve Quality, Delivery, Cost >$1 Million Southern Pres...
Five Simple Principles <ul><li>Put Customer First </li></ul><ul><li>Be Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Create Flow </li></ul><u...
Eight Wastes <ul><li>D efects </li></ul><ul><li>I nventory </li></ul><ul><li>P rocessing </li></ul><ul><li>W aiting </li><...
<ul><li>Without Effective Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of things undefined </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of room for variatio...
Are You World-Class? <ul><li>Customer Demand Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Lead Time </li></ul><ul><li>Cycle Time </li></ul><ul><...
Want to know more? C Kaye Woodard, MBA, CLSSS, SSBB, PMP Certified Minority/Women Business Enterprise Upcoming Courses: ka...
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Lean Times Call for Lean Measures

  1. 1. Lean Times Call For Lean Measures Presented by: Kaye Woodard, Sensei How to Measure the Health of Your Business
  2. 2. Economic Vital Signs <ul><li>Cutbacks, Healthcare, Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Small Businesses ‘Rule’ </li></ul><ul><li>Vital Signs for Business </li></ul><ul><li>In these Lean times… will your business survive? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lean Times & Vital Signs <ul><li>How have you been affected? </li></ul><ul><li>What does healthy look like? </li></ul><ul><li>Your vital signs and measures </li></ul><ul><li>What is normal? </li></ul><ul><li>What does a healthy business look like? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you find the right balance? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Out of balance…
  5. 5. Balanced Business
  6. 6. Business Health Measures <ul><li>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? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Business Health Measures <ul><li>Weight and Height - Overweight vs. Lean Business - Reaction to Customer Changes - Flexible - Fast - Capable - Responsive - BMI </li></ul>
  8. 8. Business Health Measures <ul><li>Temperature - Fever or Hypothermia - ‘Need to know’ basis - Neighborhood gangs </li></ul><ul><li>Sugar/Glucose - High sugar = Diabetes Organ damage - Low sugar = Fainting, dizziness - Sourpuss or Plastic smiles </li></ul>
  9. 9. Return On Investment <ul><li>Business Spending - HDL – High-$-Lawyers - LDL – Lower-$-Laborers - Tri-Get-er-dones </li></ul>
  10. 10. Achieving Balance <ul><li>Find the Healthy Balance - No magic pill - Teamwork - Equip the team - Anybody can do it </li></ul>
  11. 11. What is Lean? <ul><li>Simple – Eliminate Waste! </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneered by Ford, perfected by Toyota </li></ul><ul><li>Engage hearts & minds </li></ul><ul><li>Tap the brainpower of the team </li></ul>
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Five Simple Principles <ul><li>Put Customer First </li></ul><ul><li>Be Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Create Flow </li></ul><ul><li>Work as a Team </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate Waste </li></ul>
  14. 14. Eight Wastes <ul><li>D efects </li></ul><ul><li>I nventory </li></ul><ul><li>P rocessing </li></ul><ul><li>W aiting </li></ul><ul><li>M otion </li></ul><ul><li>T ransportation </li></ul><ul><li>O verproduction </li></ul><ul><li>-?- </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Without Effective Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of things undefined </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of room for variation </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of effort & time spent </li></ul><ul><li>Wasted time is gone forever </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Standards are: </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Simple and concise </li></ul><ul><li>Very visual </li></ul>Effective Standards Minimize Waste
  16. 16. Are You World-Class? <ul><li>Customer Demand Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Lead Time </li></ul><ul><li>Cycle Time </li></ul><ul><li>Takt Time </li></ul><ul><li>Process Cycle Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Work Standards </li></ul><ul><li>5S – Clean & Well-Organized </li></ul>
  17. 17. 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

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