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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.

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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: How to Optimize Resources

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

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What is Mura and Why You Need to Remove It

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

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What is Muri and How to Deal with It?

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

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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 and How to Optimize Your Process

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

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What is Value Stream Mapping?

Value stream mapping is among the most important practices of Lean. Learn...