Sometimes business process improvement needs you to think outside the box. In this video, Steven goes beyond thinking outside the box to introduce you to the principle of ideality, an approach to better understanding your products, your customers, and your competition.
- You've heard this in just…about every problem solving median at work.…Your boss says he needs everyone to think outside the box.…Challenging problems need innovative solutions, right?…I love this quote from the author Deepak Chopra.…Who said, "Instead of thinking outside the box,…"get rid of the box."…Sometimes to truly understand your business process,…that's exactly what you must do.…Let me introduce you to the principle of ideality.…Which I discovered some time ago…from the BPTrends organization.…
The principle of ideality states that,…"The most ideal solution is one that…"does not exist or, for the most part,…"one that does not exist now."…The ideal ideal solution is one…that is accepted without barriers.…To describe this principle, I'll use a car as an example,…and I'll ask myself three simple questions.…First, what's the purpose of a car?…And what does someone use a car for?…Well, many of us use our cars to go shopping…or to travel to and from work…or to visit with our friends…or some other types of entertainment.…
Lean concepts have been successfully applied to every aspect of doing business. In this course, learn the principles of lean and how they are used in processes, production, and services. Instructor Steven Brown also explains how lean thinking impacts the organization, from the overall business culture to day-to-day work activities.
- Cite the focus of a lean strategy.
- Explain what a “rule of complexity” is.
- Name the three key measures of inventory.
- List the 5S tools.
- Define a lean transportation system.
- Describe the characteristics of a lean purchasing organization.
- Identify the characteristics of a lean company.
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Lean Defined
2. Lean Processes
3. Lean Manufacturing
4. Lean Services
5. Lean Thinking
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