This week we continue our focus on the post pandemic re-opening of business. Other than dealing with customer and employee fears, there is nothing different or special about today's show except urgency. Unlike other expansions at the end of a contraction, this was not a structural - it was imposed. Normally a contraction (recession) is a result of over supply and decreasing demand awaiting a unplanned event to prick the bubble. In this case the demand still exists with diminished supply and we have sufficient information to predict the beginning of an expansion. The purpose of IBGR programming this month is to prepare the entrepreneur for the turnaround. it will require acting with urgency over the next 4 months.
The key is getting a balanced schedule that doesn’t overburden the system and at the same time maximizes the use of resources. Never forget profit only comes from maximizing the use of resources. What is critical for measuring the production process:
The key is providing clarity to people on expectations – both worker and supervisor. The best method is the creation of a SOP for each step or task in the project. Use the push for greater efficiency to drive how the jobs are designed. What is critical for measuring efficiency
The key is taking away the distractions that create quality problems upstream. Once the front line workers were freed from that burden, we can focus them on doing the job right eliminating waste. What is critical for eliminating waste
What You Need to Know
Scheduling (Build to Schedule)
Efficiency (Use of Resources)
Waste (First Time Thru)
What You Need to Do
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