All posts tagged "Lean"

  • Experienced Industrial Assembly Worker
    The Power of Trust

    The power of trust is at the very heart of Lean manufacturing. One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't...

    • Posted July 8, 2014
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  • Lean Idea Board in Action
    Got Ideas? They Make For Great Return on Investment

    Good ideas from employees are turning into great return on investments. Use the powerful impact of Kaizen thinking and the elegantly simple power of the Idea Board to drive significant return on investment.

    • Posted June 19, 2014
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  • Lean’s Missing Link: Toyota KATA
    Lean’s Missing Link: Toyota KATA

    The Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College has recently developed a five session seminar series of two-hour discussions centered on Mike Rother’s best seller “Toyota KATA.” Many leading experts on Lean manufacturing have said that...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Corporate Services Training and Consulting Solutions Catalog
    Corporate Services Training and Consulting Solutions Catalog

    Our easy-to-download quick reference of the training and consulting services provided by the Corporate Services unit of the Workforce Solutions Group is now available online.

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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  • Invaluable Lessons from the Frontline
    Two Invaluable Lessons from the Frontline

    Recently, on one of these wintry days that invite self-reflection, I asked myself what the most important lessons were that I’d been taught by my clients. Here are two that stood out very sharply in my memory...

    • Posted March 6, 2014
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  • Achieving Quick Changeovers with SMED
    From 4 Hours to 3 Minutes with SMED!

    Achieve quick changeovers to improve productivity and processes. The SMED system is one lean production method for reducing waste in manufacturing processes. It provides a rapid and efficient way of converting a manufacturing process from running the...

    • Posted March 6, 2014
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  • New Professional Development Opportunities
    New Professional Development Opportunities Start Soon!

    Join Continuing Education this spring for professional development opportunities that will help you facilitate in an effective manner, manage efficiently, and provide exceptional customer service. We've got the business classes for you to expand your mind and...

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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  • Culture Before Tools at Raven Industries
    Culture Before Tools @ Raven Industries

    “Our approach is to create a Lean culture by exposing all employees to the Lean concepts and thought processes. We are aware that the majority of companies fail to sustain Lean after a successful implementation. This is...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Code 3 Launches a Perfect Order Initiative
    Code 3® Launches a Perfect Order Initiative

    The “Perfect Order” is the goal of most companies – to deliver to the customer exactly what the customer perceived he ordered: on-time, at cost, and at the desired quality expected. Code 3®, Inc. recently partnered with...

    • Posted January 27, 2014
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  • Essential Truths About People
    Workforce Development News – Jan. 27, 2014

    This week: Essential Truths About People, Strengthen Your Strategic Thinking Muscles, One in Four Adults Has Credential Other Than a Degree, Traits That Define Great Leadership, Want Motivated Employees? Offer Ample Opportunities For Growth, Helping People Develop,...

    • Posted January 27, 2014
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