Filipe Marques, of Torre, sent us this video showing how seeing this at Xylem Design, they created an Ongoing Improvements Board. Maybe you could use one, too?
When I was in Japan I saw this happen over and over again and I marveled at the efficiency. The workers not only bowed at the trade but they bowed at me as I got off the train … I was astounded!
Japan is about two things:
– a deep respect for people
– a deep respect for resources
I believe this is why they are so efficient and why they produce so few defects.
Paul Akers discusses how with Lean you constantly need to change your view. The most important improvement you can make is the improvement you can make right now.
Paul Akers checks out an amazing rest stop while on a road trip in Japan.