When It’s Broke, Fix It.
Not all of the 7 Deadly Wastes are easy to see. Many new business owners have never even heard the term “overprocessing,” let alone taken action to remove it from their business. Gaining a deep knowledge of Lean and the 7 Deadly Wastes can be a huge competitive advantage. With that in mind, try not to be insulted by the simplicity of the final chapter in this series… Defects.
It’s obvious that when you flat-out miss the target, the result is waste. So how do you get rid of defects? That my friend, is less obvious.