8D Problem Solving

The eight-step Ford methodology for problem solving. D0: Plan—Plan for solving the problem and determine the prerequisites. D1: Use a [...]

Taiichi Ohno Quote

"Why not make the work easier and more interesting so that people do not have to sweat?  The Toyota style is not to create results by working hard. It is [...]

5S System

A system designed to organize and standardize a workplace and consisting of five component parts: Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and [...]


Andon is a Japanese term related to manufacturing that refers to a system that notifies management, maintenance, and other employees of a quality, [...]