Learning to See: Value Stream Mapping to Add Value and Eliminate MUDA / Edition 1

Learning to See: Value Stream Mapping to Add Value and Eliminate MUDA / Edition 1

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ISBN-10: 0966784308

ISBN-13: 2900966784304

Pub. Date: 06/01/1999

Publisher: Lean Enterprise Institute, Incorporated

The Lean Enterprise Institute is a non-profit education and research organization founded in 1997 to promote the principles of lean thinking in every aspect of business and across a wide range of manufacturing and service industries. A major LEI objective is to create a full set of tools for lean thinkers to use in transforming traditional businesses.

The first

Overview

The Lean Enterprise Institute is a non-profit education and research organization founded in 1997 to promote the principles of lean thinking in every aspect of business and across a wide range of manufacturing and service industries. A major LEI objective is to create a full set of tools for lean thinkers to use in transforming traditional businesses.

The first tool in the lean tool kit is value stream mapping at the facility level as explained in Learning to See. Future tools presented in workbook form will include: lean scheduling; information management; accounting and performance metrics; supplier development; physical distribution, customer development; policy deployment; and mapping of entire value streams from concept to launch, and from raw materials into customer use.

The lean tool kit is intended to be a dynamic and continually evolving means of sharing knowledge between lean thinkers. We value your feedback on the tools and encourage you to share your experiences in using them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900966784304
Publisher:
Lean Enterprise Institute, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Series:
Lean Enterprise Institute Series
Edition description:
EDITION 1.2
Pages:
112

Table of Contents


Foreword by Jim Womack & Dan Jones
Introduction
Part I: Getting Started
What is Value Stream Mapping?
Material and Information Flow
Selecting a Product Family
The Value Stream Manager
Using the Mapping Tool

Part II: The Current-State Map
Drawing the Current-State Map
Your Turn

Part III: What Makes a Value Stream Lean?
Overproduction
Characteristics of a Lean Value Stream

Part IV: The Future-State Map
Drawing the Future-State Map
Your Turn

Part V: Achieving the Future State
Breaking Implementation Into Steps
The Value Stream Plan
Value Stream Improvement is Management's Job
Appendix A: Mapping Icons (also inside back cover)
Appendix B: Current-State Map For TWI Industries
Appendix C: Future-State Map For TWI Industries

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