Standardized Work 

 

    „Standardized work” is a lean tool used for synchronizing of motion of employees at the work floor and for overall improvement of working efficiency at the work area.

(Hitoshi Takeda)

 

Imagine how difficult it is sometimes to work according to an instruction meant to be absolutely perfect .... :)

 

 

If the instructions are clear and understandable for everyone we can expect a big success.

 

 

                          

 

If the instructions are wrongly understood we can experience a huge disappointment.

 

 

                                

    Most of the companies follow minimally standards for working processes given by customer´s rules as such (e.g. ISO). My experience however is that companies hardly follow any extended form of such standards. 

 

That is why I hereby introduce some examples, how a progress can be made in this field: