Archive for Lean Organizations – Page 3

Big Problem v. Small Problem

Filipe Marques, of Torre, asks the question, “which is worse, a big problem or a small problem?”

Transporting You To Japan

Paul Akers meets with the team at Walters and Wolf about their June trip on the Japan Study Mission in Nagoya, Japan.

Welding machine storage box

Pitt Meadows Plumbing is committed to making 2 Second Lean improvements and recording them via video. Do you need to be doing this, too?

Are you keeping your work area clean?

Another 2 Second Lean improvement from Pitt Meadows Plumbing!

Happy Customers & Happy Feet!

Another 2 Second Lean improvement from Pitt Meadows Plumbing showing a super creative use of FastCap’s Kaizen Foam.

Do you Poka-yoke?

Paul Akers discuss how at a Japan Starbucks they use Poka-yoke (process used to avoid mistakes) to make sure he gets his soy milk.

In Russian

Want defect-free beer?

Paul Akers shows us how to pour a perfect glass of beer with the perfect head.

How to make a quick high quality improvement video

Paul Akers gives input on how to make a better improvement video.

Sharpening the Knife

Paul Akers explains the great technique of sharpening the knife at a sushi restaurant in Japan.

Pitt Meadows Plumbing Lean

Paul Akers congratulates Pitt Meadows Plumbing for their great job on making Lean videos! You can check out their YouTube Channel here…but we will be posting some of their videos moving forward!