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What is Motion Waste?

Do you remember the epiphany I had about Lean Management while emptying the dishwasher? It was triggered by a simple question: should I staple similar things, which belong into a cupboard far away from the dishwasher, or should I collect

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What is Inventory Waste?

We all possess things, some more, some less. The typical mindset today is that possession equals wealth. Having more things, having bigger things, having more expensive things, having cooler things is what makes you a wealthy person. This mirrors our

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What is Waiting Waste?

Waiting is a special case among all waste types. In most cases, the victim of this waste is not responsible for it in the first place. This makes its elimination more difficult, because one nearly always is dependent on the

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