Establish Standardized Processes and Procedures


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Establish Standardized Processes and Procedures
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Is Standardization Coercive? Standardized work evokes images of industrial engineers with stopwatches terrorizing the workforce by squeezing out every second of productivity. It brings to mind a highly regimented existence in which "big brother" is watching to make sure you follow each and every rule. It is bureaucracy run rampant where human will and creativity are wiped out and people become automatons. But there are other views of standardization. Masaki Imai in his seminal work says he learned that there can be no kaizen without standardizat…
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Jeffrey K. Liker; David Meier: Toyota Way Fieldbook. Establish Standardized Processes and Procedures, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2006), AccessEngineering Export