What improvement tools and methods will you use?

  • 5S​
  • Andon​
  • Bottleneck Analysis​
  • Continuous Flow​
  • Gemba (The Real Place) 3 Actuals​
  • Heijunka (Level Scheduling)​
  • Hoshin Kanri (Policy Deployment)​
  • Jidoka (Autonomation)​
  • Just-In-Time (JIT)​
  • Kaizen (Continuous Improvement)​
  • Kanban (Pull System)​
  • KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)​
  • Muda (Waste)​
  • Value analysis​
  • PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act)​
  • Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing)​
  • A3 Root Cause Analysis​
  • (SMED)​ (Rapid Changeover)
  • Standardized Work​
  • Takt Time​
  • Value Stream Mapping​
  • Visual Controls (Visual Shop)
  • Lean Transformation​
  • Training Within Industry Methods
  • Leader Standard Work
  • Daily Management 

Continuous Performance Improvement Tools and Methods

Many continuous performance improvement tools and methods complement each other and are meant to go together. Choosing the right tools can be compared with the pairing of food with wine. Outcomes can depend heavily on what tools and methods are chosen to help solve the problems at hand.