Standard Work Series

Discusses how standards form the base for improvement and the House of Lean. Describes the components of standards: Standard Parts, Standard Product Offerings, Standard Inventory, Standard Production Sequence and Standard Timing. Discusses the idea that any organization seeking improvement must begin by creating an environment of stability in the form of standards.



Discusses Southwest Airlines, a company with several excellent operations tactics. Describes Southwest’s effective use of standards. Introduces Ohno’s three components of Standard Work: Takt Time, Standard Sequence, and Standard Work in Process. >>
Standard Work

Continues the example of the peanut butter and banana sandwich factory. Presents the proper way to complete the Standard Work Sheets. >>
Standard Work