Other Glossaries Available:
|Physical Transformation Task||
The task of taking a specific product from raw materials to a finished product in the hands of the customer. [See Value Stream]
The pace and flow of a product.
The selection of goals, projects to achieve the goals, designation of people and resources for project completion, and establishment of project metrics. [Same as Hoshin Kanri]
|Problem Solving Task||
The task of taking a specific product from concept through detailed design and engineering to production launch. [See Value Stream]
The flow of material in time and space. The accumulation of sub-processes, or operations that transform material from raw material to finished products.
Continuous improvement through incremental improvements. [Same as Kaizen]
Keeping total manufacturing volume as constant as possible. [Same as Heijunka]