Ford Company developed 8D method for root cause analysis, it consists of 8 different steps, and gap analysis is not part of those 8 steps. The 8 steps are as follows. 8D Method Overview D1: Use a Team D2: Describe the Problem D3: Develop Interim Containment Plan D4: Determine and Verify Root Causes and Escape Points D5: Verify Permanent Corrections (more…)
By definition, takt time is an element of standard work. Cost, value, and inventory are all byproducts of work. What is Standard Work Standard work: A precise description of each work activity, specifying cycle time, takt time, the work sequence of specific tasks and the minimum inventory of parts on hand needed to conduct the (more…)
Use the Main Effects Plot to determine the relative impact of a variety of inputs on the output of interest.
Total Quality Management and six sigma is a set of systematic activities carried out by the entire organization to archive organization objectives.
Critical to X are to items that drive meaningful change. Six sigma projects can be directed at improving any of the Critical to X (CTX) requirements.