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19/04/2018  Clearly there has been something missing in the lean conversion process. This missing element turns out to be a complete lean management system, with line management thinking that supports the needs of the model line. As I have taken this insight on board in recent years, I’ve rethought the purpose of the model line.

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Rethinking Lean Service - Lean Competency System

Rethinking Lean Service 1 Rethinking Lean Service John Seddon, Brendan O’Donovan and Keivan Zokaei Introduction Following Levitt’s influential Harvard Business Review article ‘Production-Line Approach to Service’ (1972), it has been common for services to be treated like production lines in both the academic literature and more widely in management practice. The belief that achieving ...

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Lean Knowledge Center

19/04/2018  Rethinking the Model Line. By: James P. Womack April 19, 2018 Columns. The model line, once seen as the key to helping organizations learn and share lean thinking, has served a critical purpose, says Jim Womack: to raise awareness of fundamental management problems. More » What's the difference between model lines and kaizen events? By: Ballé, Michael April 26, 2012 Columns;

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The model line approach The LMJ

29/10/2012  THE IMPLEMENTATION APPROACH Approaches to lean implementation tend to fall into two categories: the model line approach and the layering approach. We have chosen the first one. A model line refers to taking one value stream, or one part of the organisation, and developing the full operating system there.

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Rethinking the Model Line [insight into LEAN and comment ...

r/RealTesla: Revolutionary Cars, Shitty Company : a discussion of Tesla driven by facts and data.

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Rethinking the Obvious: Lean and Sustainability ...

09/12/2013  For those not already familiar with the term, "Lean" is a concept that started in manufacturing but is broadly applicable. It refers to a continuous improvement focus on waste reduction. Most notably, Toyota used Lean to attain world-class manufacturing status but the concept is an amalgamation of many schools of thought. For details, see an overview of lean manufacturing.

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The Economist rethinks 'lean forward, lean back' model ...

26/09/2013  The Economist is now moving away from that lean forward, lean back model, Neelay Patel, vice-president of commercial strategy and global head of product at The Economist Group told Mobile Media Strategies, a conference underway in London today. He said the shift in thinking is due to the rise in mobile devices of different types and sizes, and the increase in touch screens. We now need to be ...

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The Pros and Cons of Model Lines for Lean Implementation ...

17/01/2008  The model line a popular approach to lean implementation. Model lines are a good approach, but like any approach there are pros and cons and it is important to understand these before taking this approach to lean implementation. The following is a consideration of some of the reasons for model lines and their relative pros and cons. Building a Model. Pro: The model line creates a model.

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Rethinking the Obvious: Lean and Sustainability ...

09/12/2013  For those not already familiar with the term, "Lean" is a concept that started in manufacturing but is broadly applicable. It refers to a continuous improvement focus on waste reduction. Most notably, Toyota used Lean to attain world-class manufacturing status but the concept is an amalgamation of many schools of thought. For details, see an overview of lean

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Rethinking the Model Line [insight into LEAN and comment ...

r/RealTesla: Revolutionary Cars, Shitty Company : a discussion of Tesla driven by facts and data.

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Rethinking lean supplier development as a learning system ...

18/05/2020  The authors contribute to lean theory and practice by making the distinction between learning about and implementing lean best practices and adopting a learning-to-learn perspective to build organisational capabilities, consistent with lean thinking and practice. Further, the authors contribute to methodology, adopting action learning research to explore learning-to-learn as a critical success ...

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The Economist rethinks 'lean forward, lean back' model ...

26/09/2013  The Economist is now moving away from that lean forward, lean back model, Neelay Patel, vice-president of commercial strategy and global head of product at The Economist Group told Mobile Media Strategies, a conference underway in London today. He said the shift in thinking is due to the rise in mobile devices of different types and sizes, and the increase in touch screens. We now need to be ...

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The Pros and Cons of Model Lines for Lean Implementation ...

24/04/2018  The model line a popular approach to lean implementation. Model lines are a good approach, but like any approach there are pros and cons and it is important to understand these before taking this approach to lean implementation. The following is a consideration of some of the reasons for model lines and their relative pros and cons. Building a Model. Pro: The model line creates a model.

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Rethinking Lean in a Time of Social Distancing - IndustryWeek

03/04/2020  Rethinking Lean in a Time of Social Distancing. Process and system designs need to adapt to keep workers safe. Beau Keyte. Apr 03, 2020 . I was reading about March Madness shutting down when I received an SOS email from a plant manager. He had just shut down his plant for a couple of weeks and was concerned that much of the lean efforts could unravel as social distancing was

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Lean Knowledge Work - Harvard Business Review

The Toyota Production System is arguably the most important invention in operations since Henry Ford’s Model T began rolling off the production line. It has spawned numerous approaches to ...

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Lean Thinking from Toyota Manufacturing to the Healthcare ...

TPS became the model for the application of what has become a global movement known as ‘lean’ [11] that has expanded to other industries and other service sectors. Lean in the service industry was advocated by Levitt in his articles ‘Production line approach to service’ 1972 and ‘The industrialisation of service’ 1976. Lean, as a term introduced in the late 1980s, has never been ...

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Rethinking the Health System Operating Model Starting at ...

by service line, care delivery, or patient flow, must be established. Traditionally, many organizations would only tackle the integration of business support services to produce cost reductions in support of mission-critical functions. By shifting away from today‘s siloed organization and towards a patient-centered care delivery model, providers can provide a more seamless, full cycle of ...

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Line Balancing, Cycle Time, Takt Time ... - Six Lean Sigma

There are two basic line balancing model which are usually considered: • Model I tries to determine the minimum work force to achieve a given desired production rate. • Model II tries to determine the maximum production rate which can be achieved with a given number of workers Line Balancing ‐ Considerations • Can only be used if: – Processing time for an activity does not vary ...

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Rethinking lean supplier development as a learning system ...

18/05/2020  The authors contribute to lean theory and practice by making the distinction between learning about and implementing lean best practices and adopting a learning-to-learn perspective to build organisational capabilities, consistent with lean thinking and practice. Further, the authors contribute to methodology, adopting action learning research to explore learning-to-learn as a critical success ...

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Rethinking Lean: Beyond the Shop Floor

Rethinking Lean: Beyond the Shop Floor In 2008, the University of North Carolina Health Care System faced a challenge: Length of stay per patient at this major nonprofit health system and academic medical center was longer than it needed it to be. If administrators could figure out how to cut the length of stay by an average of just 10% — without compromising patient health — the system ...

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The Economist rethinks 'lean forward, lean back' model ...

26/09/2013  The Economist is now moving away from that lean forward, lean back model, Neelay Patel, vice-president of commercial strategy and global head of product at The Economist Group told Mobile Media Strategies, a conference underway in London today. He said the shift in thinking is due to the rise in mobile devices of different types and sizes, and the increase in touch screens. We now need to be ...

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Rethinking Lean in a Time of Social Distancing - IndustryWeek

03/04/2020  Rethinking Lean in a Time of Social Distancing. Process and system designs need to adapt to keep workers safe. Beau Keyte. Apr 03, 2020 . I was reading about March Madness shutting down when I received an SOS email from a plant manager. He had just shut down his plant for a couple of weeks and was concerned that much of the lean efforts could unravel as social distancing was

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Impediments to Flow: Rethinking the Lean Concept of ‘Waste ...

Waste elimination is a by-product of lean process, lean design and lean production management. Viewing it as the raison d'etre, focus or purpose for lean is itself wasteful. The paper shows how an ...

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Rethinking the Health System Operating Model Starting at ...

by service line, care delivery, or patient flow, must be established. Traditionally, many organizations would only tackle the integration of business support services to produce cost reductions in support of mission-critical functions. By shifting away from today‘s siloed organization and towards a patient-centered care delivery model, providers can provide a more seamless, full cycle of ...

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Unfreezing change as three steps: Rethinking Kurt Lewin’s ...

30/09/2015  Specifically, we’ll discuss Lewin’s classic three-step model of the change process and present the action research model’ (1993: 676). By 1993 CATS has become the ‘classic’ in a line-up of approaches managers can use to manage change. The linear three-stage diagram that first appeared in 1986 without title or attribution is now boldly titled ‘Lewin’s Classic Three-Step Model of ...

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Line Balancing, Cycle Time, Takt Time ... - Six Lean Sigma

There are two basic line balancing model which are usually considered: • Model I tries to determine the minimum work force to achieve a given desired production rate. • Model II tries to determine the maximum production rate which can be achieved with a given number of workers Line Balancing ‐ Considerations • Can only be used if: – Processing time for an activity does not vary ...

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Rethinking the business operating model

Rethinking the business operating model Corporate simplification in the automotive sector pwc. June 2012 2 Introduction Why is complexity such an issue for the automotive sector? The automotive industry is over 100 years old, and layers of complexity have been introduced at each turn of its evolution. It has one of the most complicated upstream and downstream value chains for a

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Rethinking the Pharma Supply Chain: New Models for a New Era

15/05/2013  The goal of the agility model is to create a flexible, highly responsive manufacturing and distribution network by rethinking current processes, production strategies, and network design; outsourcing noncore activities; and using partnerships, contract manufacturing, and logistics providers to increase flexibility. Strong end-to-end supply-and-demand planning and information flows are also ...

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