Lean success stories are often overlooked as we tend to focus on the negative – targets missed, goals unmet, etc. However, it is important to celebrate our successes. Read on as we highlight some of our Lean success stories.
The 8 Forms of Waste in Lean Construction include transportation, inventory, motion, waiting, overproduction, over-processing, defects, & skills (underutilized talent). Learn more from our various blogs on the subject of the 8 Forms of Waste by the Lean experts at TheLeanBuilder.com.
What are the 8 Forms of Waste in Lean Construction?
5. Over Production
6. Over Processing
8. Skills (Underutilized Talent)
This week, we’re sharing an excerpt from our book The Lean Builder: A Builder’s Guide to Applying Lean Tools in the Field. In chapter 3, “The Eight Wastes”, Alan teaches Sam just how detrimental waste can be on the jobsite.
In Part 2 of How & Why to Level Work in a Takt-ed system, Lean influencer & podcaster Jason Schroeder describes in detail the meeting system in Takt Control.
5 Challenges for Lean Implementation will help explain the reasons why Lean may be failing on your construction jobsite. Lean expert and author Keyan Zandy explains. 5 Challenges for Lean Implementation – 5 Reasons Lean Is Failing on Your Jobsite I’ve made many mistakes on my Lean journey, but the most considerable detour has involved…
In this breakdown of the 8 types of waste in Lean, expert Lean Author Keyan Zandy delves into defects and rework and how to eliminate them from the jobsite.
Learning about the 8 wastes of Lean on a jobsite is an important step in your Lean journey, because the first step to overcoming waste that will plague your jobsite is being able to recognize and identify the Eight Wastes so you can begin the work of eliminating them.
Learning about the 8 types of waste on a jobsite is an important step in your Lean journey, because the first step to overcoming waste that will plague your jobsite is being able to recognize and identify the 8 Wastes so you can begin the work of eliminating them.
Lean Safety is the all-important plank of the 6S System. What is 6S? As an equation: 6S = 5S + Safety. President & CEO of Hilmerson Safety, Debra Hilmerson, explains the direct correlation of eliminating the 8 Wastes with improved safety.
Learning about the 8 Forms of Waste on a jobsite is an important step in your Lean journey. If you’re not familiar with the 8 Wastes, let’s start with the basics.
5S Lean is derived from 5 Japanese words, seiri, seiton, seisō, seiketsu, & shitsuke, & is the disciplined approach to maintaining order in the workplace.