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The 5 Whys Worksheet
The 5 Whys Worksheet is used to guide a problem solver through his or her root cause analysis.
While most A3 reports should be handwritten, on occasion, there is a need to complete a computer generated version. This template is a starting point in those cases, but keep in mind that the layout for each A3 report should match the problem. There is no set format for an A3 report.
The Countermeasure Sheet is a tool to close the gap when you fall behind on a KPI or other goal.
Daily Management Worksheet
The Daily Management Worksheet is a tool to help you quickly plan your day and update your production board.
Decision Matrix Template
The Decision Matrix Template is a tool designed to simplify your decision-making process and take the guesswork and emotion out of selecting a course of action.
The FMEA Worksheet provides a means of assessing and managing risk associated with a new product release or a new Lean process.
The Interruption Log helps team members identify the various sources of distraction that disrupts their work flow throughout the day.
Kaizen Audit Form
The Kaizen Audit Form is a tool to help sustain the gains made in a rapid improvement project. Without a sustainment plan, it is easy for teams to backslide.
Kaizen Charter Form
The Kaizen Charter Form helps team leaders organize for rapid improvement projects. It contains team information, the scope, and the targets of the kaizen event.
The Kaizen Checklist helps team leaders avoid mistakes of omission while planning and running a kaizen event ojects.
The Kaizen Newspaper is a tool used to track tasks both during and after a kaizen event.
The KPI Bowler is a tool to track progress towards annual goals.
Office Process Capacity Sheet
The Office Process Capacity Sheet is a tool used to help ensure that an office process has sufficient capacity to manage its demand.
Office Process Questionnaire
The Office Process Questionnaire is a tool to help keep a process walk interview from turning into an interrogation.
Office Process Summary Sheet
The Office Process Summary Sheet provides an at-a-glance view of the progress an improvement team has made in an office kaizen.
Policy Deployment Bowler
The Policy Deployment Bowler provides a visual way to chart an organization’s progress on hitting its PD targets.
SIPOC Analysis Sheet
The SIPOC Analysis Sheet is a tool to help visualize the flow of value from supplier to customer.
Standard Work Sheet
This Lean form shows the physical layout of Standard Work, and how operators and parts move through a work area.
Waste Recording Form
The Waste Recording Form is used to identify and eliminate waste from a work area.
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