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A Practical Tool Book For Business Competitiveness and Lean Transformation

Here, you can find the templates and worksheets that are referenced within the book.

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Over 30 Business Excellence Topics

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TOPIC: Poka Yoke ... Page 231

LEARNING HUB: Poka Yoke Animal Farm ... Page 233

SMART MIND: Poka Yoke (Mistake Proof) ... Page 234

HANDS ON: Poka Yoke Process Walk ... Page 235

SUCCESS STORY: Mistake Proof in the Factory ... Page 235

TOPIC: Cause and Effect Diagram ... Page 237

SUCCESS STORY: Cause and Effect analysis applications ... Page 240

LEARNING HUB: Cause and Effect ... Page 241

SMART MIND: Cause and Effect Diagram ... Page 243

TOOLBOX: Cause and Effect Worksheet ... Page 244

TOPIC: Pareto Diagram ... Page 244

LEARNING HUB: The Buggy Factory ... Page 247

HANDS ON: A Gemba Walk ... Page 248

SUCCESS STORY: Downtime and the Vital Few ... Page 250

SUCCESS STORY: Pareto Principle in the food industry ... Page 251

SMART MIND: Pareto Diagram ... Page 253

TOOLBOX: Pareto Analysis Template ... Page 255

TOPIC: Frequency Chart and Histogram ... Page 255

LEARNING HUB: Defective bricks production histogram ... Page 258

SMART MIND: Histogram ... Page 259

TOOLBOX: Histogram Template ... Page 260

TOPIC: Calculating Variation (Deviations) ... Page 261

SUCCESS STORY: Lean Six Sigma Application in Welding Defects ... Page 263

TOOLBOX: Descriptive Statistics Template ... Page 263

TOPIC: Capability and Process Performance ... Page 264

LEARNING HUB: Understanding Process Capability ... Page 267

TOOLBOX: Process Capability Template ... Page 268

SUCCESS STORY: Process Capability in the Automotive Industry ... Page 270

SMART MIND: Process Capability ... Page 272

TOPIC: FEMEA ... Page 273

TOOLBOX: FEMEA Template ... Page 274

LEARNING HUB: FMEA Coffee Shop ... Page 275

SUCCESS STORY: FMEA in Manufacturer Supply Chain ... Page 275

SUCCESS STORY: FMEA in Health Care ... Page 278

SMART MIND: FMEA ... Page 280

TOPIC: SPC ... Page 282

LEARNING HUB: Lego Defect Process Control ... Page 285

TOOLBOX: Control Chart Template ... Page 288

NOW WATCH: SPC in Action ... Page 289

SUCCESS STORY: Process Control using SPC in food production ... Page 289

HANDS ON: SPC at the Production Line ... Page 290

SMART MIND: SPC... Page 290

Data analysis and Control Chart decision guideline ... Page 291


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