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 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.”
Learn more about Kaizen and its purpose.
Responsibility, self-awareness, humility… that is Hansei!
Become a learning organization through relentless reflection and continuous improvement.
A Japanese way of assuring that the tree’s roots are strong and sustainable…
The essence of the 13th Principle is about making decisions slowly so as when implementing new projects the mistakes are minimum.
Taiichi Ohno sometimes stayed 8 hours within his circle only watching the process and workforce.
15 great books to learn about Lean and related.
“Respect your extended network of partners and suppliers by challenging them and helping them improve.”
Genchi Genbutsu Japanese word literally means “Go and See by yourself” and it is a key management principle of the TPS (Toyota Production System).
Genba (or Gemba) is a Japanese term meaning “the actual place”.
Develop exceptional people and teams who follow your company’s philosophy.
Use only reliable, thoroughly-tested technology that serves your people and process.