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Hoshin Kanri

In my last post on LinkedIn ( I shared information about Hoshin Kanri. Here you can find that post and more below, which will give you an insight about it … Continue reading

December 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thank you!

10 years ago, I started my blog with the only aim of sharing my thoughts and experiences for the ones who are applying any approach of continuous improvement with my … Continue reading

December 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

5S+ Güvenlik(6S) Kısa Tanıtım Videolarım (My videos on 5S+Safety)

Avrupa Birliği Destekli Mesleki ve Teknik Eğitimin Kalitesinin Arttırılması Hibe Programı kapsamında “Usta İşi Nesiller ” Projesinde (2016) gönüllü görev alarak 5S’i özet olarak anlattığım videolarımın, uygulayıcılara, sürekli iyileştirme yolculuğuna … Continue reading

September 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Lean Tools for Lead Time and Delivery Fulfillment

In this post I tried to summarize the lean tools for Lead Time improvement and Delivery Fulfillment (OTIF/Fill rate…). However it does not mean they only improve(or analyze) these KPIs. … Continue reading

August 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

KAIZEN- Origins, Steps, Sustainability

Kaizen In today’s competitive circumstances, businesses that are continuously improving, open to development/change and controlling their costs, not only can meet customer expectations, but also can serve planet, society and … Continue reading

June 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Lean Leadership Characteristics

As I mentioned in my previous post, the ultimate goal of all improvement systems is increasing profit through satisfying customers, cost reduction (manufacturing costs, sales costs, administrative costs, capital costs, … Continue reading

May 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Which Lean Tools Help to Build Quality Assurance?

The ultimate goal of all improvement systems are increasing profit through satisfying customers, cost reduction (manufacturing costs, sales costs, administrative costs, capital costs, etc), improvement of productivity, quantity control, quality … Continue reading

May 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Maintenance Management System

Maintenance Management System can be categorized under 6 headlines. •Planned maintenance is roughly responsible from yearly PM content & frequency optimization. •Under data management, team sets targets, analyzes top 3 … Continue reading

April 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

What Does Digital Transformation Cover?

Digital transformation is fundamentally changing your culture and improving internal processes, by making them more efficient and delivering value to customers through the integration of digital technology into all areas of your business. … Continue reading

April 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Kişisel Gelişim Notları

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Kişisel Gelişim Notları

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Tarihe Yön Vermiş Kişilerden İlham Veren Sözler

Tarihe yön veren, yaşama gözlerini yumduktan sonra da arkalarında bıraktıkları eserler nedeniyle minnetle ve saygıyla anılan insanların düşünceleri, hayata ve yaşama bakış açıları söyledikleri sözlerde saklıdır. Bu yazımda, Atatürk’ten Einstein’a, … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Key Success Factors For Scorecard Implementation

Business in the modern economy are facing questions such as how to maintain cost effective operations, how to protect market share, how to measure and track whether  the actions taken … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

How does Keikaku Hozen team support and train Jishu Hozen teams?

Keikaku Hozen (KK-H=Planned Maintenance) teams have to support Jishu Hozen( J-H=Autonomous Maintenance) teams according to their J-H step level.  Here you can find the support given by KK-H teams to … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Main Components, Issues and Considerations for Maintenance Budgeting

Every organization has limited amount of resources to accomplish its objectives. Cash is one of the crucial resources of an organization. Budgeting is a useful tool to plan, control and evaluate an … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

TPM Training Room, Very Good Application from Vestel, Turkey

June 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Employee Engagement

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Overcoming Resistance to Change – Isn’t It Obvious?(Youtube)

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Four principles of Lean

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Myths about PDCA

Originally posted on lean voodoo:
PDCA is a simple and powerful way of thinking. There is, however, some misunderstanding about its use. Yesterday I participated in a training session with…

February 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Excuses For Not Motivating And Its Consequences

Companies and managers want to get the best effort from their employees but do little to promote motivation since they are not au fait with its benefits. To get the … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Work Accident Is Not Fate, It Is Man-Made!

It is imperative that we keep safety issues ahead of everything we do and be committed to maintain zero injuries and accidents at all of our operations. It is not … Continue reading

November 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Observing The Wastes Through Chalk Circle and Gemba Walks

In the pursuit of high quality, low cost and great value products for the customers, systems need to be more effective and efficient. In order to reach that target, everyone … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Minimizing the Costs Via Early Equipment and Life Cycle Cost Analysis

The most common complaint in every factory I visit, is that purchasing departments do not buy the machines, equipment etc according to specifications, but according to price tags.  Since every … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

Do You Sharpen Your Saw?

The saying of “sharpening the saw” is a metaphor for the energy and time we devote to  self improvement and further development. This is valid for both work environment as … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Formula for a Successful Change

What happens if you miss a factor from the equation?

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Build a Successful Two-Way Communication In 15 Steps

Lean is not just a toolbox, this is beyond any doubt. Companies that only implement the tools are stuck at some point and then fail to sustain the results in … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pessimist, Optimist or a Lean Thinker?

What would you think if you saw such a detergent at the market? Is the bottle too big for the ingredient? Is the ingredient less? Is the engineering design wrong … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

World Class Maintenance Ratios

If you want to check your maintenance system’s performance/success level, check these 2 ratios: If your Maintenance Cost / Total Sales ratio is between 6 – 8% and Maintenance Cost … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

TPM – Planned Maintenance Metrics

TPM (total productive maintenance/management) is a Japanese methodology that improves machine availability, performance, quality and safety by proactively identifying, reducing and preventing losses with the involvement of all related departments/sections. … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

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