|Improvement Checklist-Specific tools for improvement that should fit any application||Another toolbox which uses data to guide decisions, drive out variation||A custom philosophy. A problem solving format, that leads to improvement|
|Toyota manufacturing system pedigree||Waste reduction by benchmarking and tracking results||Stresses global results. Puts throughput above cost.|
|whole system concept||local concept||Focus on making more money as the goal and this directs management to increase T, reduce OE and reduce I
whole system concept
Some people prefer a packaged system of to do items which will lead to improvement (LEAN).
Some people prefer data driven decisions (SIX-SIGMA).
Some people prefer a "common sense" approach of problem solving and increasing profit (TOC).
In order to improve...we must change. But not all change is improvement.
What is the impact on T, I and OE?