Applying Lean in Your OrganizationThis week, you learned how Lean is used to reduce inventory, eliminate waste, and improve processes. In preparation for Course Project Part B, answer the questions below. Be sure to include specific references to this week’s course materials to support your response.
- Now that you have completed your value stream assignment, what are some opportunities in your value stream where a Work-Out or Kaizen event can be applied?
- Which Lean tools would be most useful in these events?
- What challenges have you seen, or anticipate, in deploying Lean in your industry? How would you address those challenges?
Post your initial response by Wednesday, midnight of your time zone, and reply to at least 2 of your classmates’ initial posts by Sunday, midnight of your time zone.