The 7+1 Mudas (wastes) – For Office, Manufacturing and Supply Chain.
Many people ask me about examples of Mudas (wastes) on 3 main categories, Manufacturing, Office and Supply Chain; for that reason I always share the next table with my customers. The table do not cover all the possible examples, but gives a general idea about the differences of Mudas , its can be used to Identify the potential projects at Lean Enterprise deployment also. I hope this help you in your next project.
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