Every business needs a vision to aim for and a strategy to get you there. These need to be communicated to all in the organisation and measured to track progress.
Lean Thinking is about offering Value that your Customers are willing to pay for. It is then about eliminating waste in your processes. It has an application in any industry.
Six Sigma is a methodology to reduce variability in any process. It is also a methodology to identify Root Causes of problems that can occur. It has an application in any industry.
ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS
This is a process to understand the initiating reasons why a problem has occurred and to identify solutions to ensure that problem will not reappear.
Corrective Action and Preventative Action is a process mostly related to regulated industries to identify problems and establish their root causes as well as identifying and implementing solutions.
Business coaching is about peak performance in the workplace, getting your company operating at its optimal level by investing in the key area that really can make the difference.
Lean isn’t about manufacturing. It is about standardising work processes to make problems visible and developing your team members’ critical thinking ability so that they can solve those problems and improve work processes.
Is the concept of Lean Thinking as applicable in Health care as it is in Manufacturing Industry? Lean manufacturing concept was originated from Toyota Production System (TPS). This was designed for continuous process improvement in the automotive industry. This concept is equally applicable in service industries like Hotels, Restaurants, Telecom and Health Care.
Lean construction is a philosophy based on the concepts of lean manufacturing. It is about managing and improving the construction process to profitably deliver what the customer needs. Because it is a philosophy, lean construction can be pursued through a number of different approaches.