Date:18.05.2016, 03:58 To learn more about the Lean Enterprise. Institute, visit their web site at lean. org. What can Lean Manufacturing do for me? Lean can give your company a competitive advantage. Lean Manufacturing principles can help you reduce your manufacturing lead time, improve the quality of your products and reduce your new product development time. /li /ul /ul ul ul li A focus on individual labor and machine efficiency. /li /ul /ul ul ul li Management of quality through inspection and rework rather than prevention. /li /ul /ul ul ul li Strong functional organizations and strong divisions between the functions. One of their purposes was to distinguish between the visible practices (e.g. Kanban, visual control, reduced set up; etc.) and the underlying system that drove the practices. They discovered an interesting phenomenon the essence of the TPS was not the rigorous application of established methods and practices. (Scientists have determined that it takes no more than three simple rules of behavior for birds to form a flock: 1) match the velocity of your neighbor; 2) maintain a minimum distance; and 3) move to the center.) In a system like TPS, all the information needed to manage the system is embedded.
Operations An analysis of the operations will look at how effective the project will be in solving the problem at hand or at accomplishing the goals in mind. This section will look at the different people and divisions that will be involved and be needed in the process.