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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.
The Daily Management Worksheet is a tool to help you quickly plan your day and update your production board.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
The Noise to Constant Sheet is a tool to help reduce variation in a process.
The Office Process Capacity Sheet is a tool used to help ensure that an office process has sufficient capacity to manage its demand.
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The Office Process Questionnaire is a tool to help keep a process walk interview from turning into an interrogation.
The Office Process Recording Sheet is used to document steps during the process walk of a kaizen event.
The Office Process Summary Sheet provides an at-a-glance view of the progress an improvement team has made in an office kaizen.
The Policy Deployment Action Plan provides a way to track progress on improvement priorities.
The Policy Deployment Bowler provides a visual way to chart an organization’s progress on hitting its PD targets.
The Policy Deployment Matrix provides a link between strategy and frontline actions.
The SIPOC Analysis Sheet is a tool to help visualize the flow of value from supplier to customer.
This Lean form shows a graphic representation of how Standard Work flows.
This Lean form shows the physical layout of Standard Work, and how operators and parts move through a work area.
This Lean tool helps you quickly calculate your takt time.
The Time Observation Sheet is used to establish cycle times for Standard Work.
The Waste Recording Form is used to identify and eliminate waste from a work area.
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