Motion refers to the movement of employees involved in a given task. Motion refers only to the movement of the person as opposed to the unit and excess motion increases cycle time. Motion is one of the 8 Wastes.

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Tracy O'Rourke

Tracy is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at GoLeanSixSigma.com. For almost 20 years, she's helped leading organizations like Washington State, Cisco and GE build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.