Monday, June 09, 2014

Standardized Work

Standardized work is a fundamental lean manufacturing concept.  In creating standardized work, we attempt to create a repeatable method for meeting customer requirements.  For example, we might create standardized work in order to assemble 1 automobile every 30 seconds.  Or, we might create standardized work to process 1 insurance claim every 45 seconds.  Standard work and standardized work generally refer to the same concept.  In this video, the concept of standard work is explained:

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