8D is a Systematic methodology to identify, correct and eliminate problems. 8D means 8 Disciplines (8 steps + Discipline = 8D), which allows developing competitive advantages by quickly and effectively solving problems.
There are countless support tools for the improvement of processes in their different areas: analysis of problems, generation and organization of ideas or representation of processes or workflows.
“Defeats are merely repeats with better information.”
“There are no big problems – there are just a lot of little problems.” By Henry Ford.
“The Toyota production system has been built on the practice and evolution of this scientific approach. By asking and answering ‘why’ five times, we can get to the real cause of the problem, which is often hidden behind more obvious symptoms.”
“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time”. Thomas Edison
“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” Benjamin Franklin.
“If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.”
“The essence of management is not techniques and procedures. The essence of management is to make knowledge productive.”
Internal communication and effective meetings.
Learn more about Kaizen and its purpose.
Responsibility, self-awareness, humility… that is Hansei!