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Conduct "7 Wastes" Review

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The 7 wastes originated in Japan, where waste is known as “MUDA“. “The seven wastes” is a tool to further categorize “muda” and was originally developed by Toyota's Chief Engineer Taiichi Ohno as the core of the Toyota Production System, also known as Lean Manufacturing. The 7 wastes are at the root of all unprofitable activity within the organization.

The 7 wastes consist of:

  1. Defects
  2. Over-production
  3. Transportation
  4. Waiting
  5. Inventory
  6. Motion
  7. Over-Processing

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conduct_7_wastes_review.txt · Last modified: 2018/10/03 01:43 by insolitus