A survey to determine the importance of Lean-specific concepts and tools received responses from 45 lean practitioners who ranked concepts and tools in order of importance as follows: 1. Standardization of work processes. 2. Value stream or process mapping. 3. Defect-free production (poka-yoke, jidoka). 4. Pull approach. 5. Takt time. 6. Cycle-time reduction. 7. Operator…

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14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique
5.5.3 Improve process/product performance
6.4.1 Improve process/service performance

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