Value Stream Map (VSM)

http://www.manostaxx.com What is Value Stream Mapping (VSM) A value stream map illustrates the flow of materials and information from supplier to customer. Value stream mapping…

Zenjidoka

http://www.manostaxx.com “Before cars, make people.” – Eiji Toyoda, former chairman of Toyota. Jidoka is one of the core principles of the Toyota Production System, one…

What is Kaizen?

http://www.manostaxx.com Kaizen Definition   We can define kaizen very simply from its original Japanese as meaning “change for the better”, but what does this actually…