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The concept of Kaizen

The concept of kaizen include several things , namely : A. Concept 3 M ( Muda , Mura , and Muri ) This concept was formed to reduce the number of work processes , improve quality , shorten the time and reduce or efficiency .

Correlation of Kaizen With Productivity

Kaizen concept as described above include, among others: Concept 3 M (Muda, Mura, and Muri); Movement 5 S (seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu and Shitsuke); concept PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Action) is are important steps towards efficiency and effectiveness of a production process that is also the principle of productivity. In other words, if well implemented Kaizen concept to a company / industry so that productivity can be achieved with good work. Then correlations between Work Productivity Kaizen with very closely, line, and support each other in efforts to increase labor productivity.

Kaizen Focused on Continuous Improvement Efforts

In Japanese, kaizen means continuous improvement. The term includes the notion of improvement involving everyone, both managers and employees, and involves a fee in an amount not how. Kaizen (??) consists of two kanji that? ( kai ) meaning ??? changes and ?( zen ) means ??( yoi ) goodness . In the language of china called gaishan (??) , gai (?) means that changes or corrective actions shan (?) means either or profits . Kaizen concept is crucial to explain the differences between the views of Japanese and Western views of the management. The most important difference between Japanese and Western management concepts is Kaizen Japanese way of thinking and process-oriented whereas Western thinking about results-oriented reforms. Kaizen philosophy assumes that our way of life such as work life or social life and home life should be focused on continuous improvement efforts. Improvements in kaizen are small and gradual. The opposite of innovation, which is generally, used in western manageme

Continuous Cost Reduction for Global Competition

An industry companies that will succeed are the companies that can win the market competition. Competition in global markets, as now imposed on manufacturers to reduce costs that are considered the company’s financial influence. But more importantly accuracy in capturing the waste management of the company and not realized by the employee and member of the company concerned. Costs in the industry play a very important role in terms of creating competence in inter-industry competition in the global market. Proportion of production costs in general could reach 70% to 90% of the total cost of sales as a whole, thereby reducing production costs will make the selling price set by the manufacturers become more competitive.

Organize all service components

In order informational materials and all activities can be run with a smooth, effective and efficient service throughout the process chain, the components of work that often become obstacles to be overcome, because it can form a negative opinion to the customer. All physical facilities, service procedures, employee behavior, the process steps management service, professional attitude of employees, managers and others are components that must be controlled and well organized. Organizing is an integrated step in laying a solid foundation and commitment to innovation and continuous improvement.

Basic Principles of Lean

Some basic principles of lean manufacturing can be described as below: 1. Identify the product (goods or services) based on customer requirements, or the customer’s perspective. In general, customers will want the quality of the goods or services premises superior quality, competitive price and timely delivery. 2. Value stream mapping process for any product or service. 3. Eliminate all the waste that is processed, ranging from the purchase of raw materials, production

Lean Six Sigma is Radical Continuous Improvement

Lean is a term widely used in industry and manufacturing. Lean alone in the world of industry and product quality is a systematic and systemic approach to identify the processes, activities that do not have value, or also referred to as waste. Lean is done not only for a moment, but continues to eliminate non-value added activity to the stream of products (materials, work-in-process, output) and information system using tensile (pull system) of the internal and external customers for excellence and perfection.

Before-after 5s activity

5s activities are not activities that require large funds, and great actions. But quite simple change that makes it better than ever expected to make continuous improvement. Examples The following pictures are the before-after 5s activity is in the photo as countermeasures against improvement. From Before after 5s activity