Create Connected Process Flow


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Create Connected Process Flow
10112031010204Create Connected Process Flow
One-Piece Flow Is the Ideal Taiichi Ohno taught us that one-piece flow is the ideal. In school when you have the right answer for the test you get an A. The right answer is one-piece flow. So just go out and implement one-piece flow and you are doing lean. What could be easier? In fact, Ohno also taught that achieving one-piece flow is extremely difficult and, in fact, not always even practical; he said:
In 1947 we arranged machines in parallel lines or in an L-shape and tried having one worker operate three or four machines along the processing route. We encountered …
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Jeffrey K. Liker; David Meier: Toyota Way Fieldbook. Create Connected Process Flow, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2006), AccessEngineering Export