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How to Measure and Reduce Motion Waste

How do you measure motion waste? On a large and medium scale, time and distance are good measures. On a small scale, distance alone should suffice. For mental motion, count the tasks you are performing per hour and multiply the

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Task Switching is Motion Waste

This type of motion waste is not as obvious: switching between tasks. Every time you interrupt something in order to do something else, you need to adjust. People who do a lot of task switching can easily lose half of

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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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