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Value and Waste

Lean is all about maximizing the value you produce for your customer. In this section, you will learn how to identify value and deal with the different kinds of waste in your process.

Step 1

What Is Value in Lean?

The core objective of Lean is creating more value for customers while...

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7 Wastes of Lean

The 7 forms of waste is a concept that is an integral part of Lean...

Step 3

What Is Mura?

Mura is the waste of unevenness. The chaotic and unpredictable work process...

Step 4

What Is Muri?

Muri is a key concept in Lean management. It stands for “overburdening”. Find...

Step 5

What Is 5S?

The 5S is a lean method and one of the foundations of Kaizen. It consists of...

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What Is the Cost of Delay?

Cost of delay is a key metric in lean management. It combines urgency and...

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What Is Value Stream Mapping?

What is the value stream mapping process? Discover the benefits, use cases...