I’m not exactly sure what you mean by a “data-based operation” but I can agree that 5S makes use of Visual Management. The better the Visual Management, the more effective the 5S!
Elisabeth is a Managing Partner at GoLeanSixSigma.com, the co-author of The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit and co-host of the Just-in-Time Cafe. For over 25 years, she's helped leading organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab and Starwood Hotels & Resorts build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.
How do you keep the momentum going when team schedules impact the progress because there is no time allocated?
The best team schedules are repetitive meetings at the same time every week. Even if they are short or online, make sure there’s a “drumbeat” of meetings so people don’t’ think twice about the schedule. They always know when the…
When having to explain the entire DMAIC project in 10 minutes, can you give tips on how many slides and minutes to spend on each phase?
I would treat DMAIC like an arc. Take a minute to start with the end and let the listener know what you accomplished. Where you started and where you finished. Then spend a minute defining the issue that was at…