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Eliminating Non Value Adding Activities

Eliminating Non Value Adding Activities

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Published by: muneerpp on Aug 13, 2009
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Eliminating non value adding activities
 An important method of doing continuous improvement is to eliminate Waste andnon value adding activities from the organization. Mismanagement of timeconstitutes one of the most important reasons of failure of improvement initiativesin any organization.
 
 
Eliminating non value adding activities
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The key to continuous improvement is not about driving people and machinesfaster, but about the elimination of waste.
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Waste is often confused with materials ruined or discarded or time which couldobviously have been better spent. However this view is only partial.
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Waste is any operation which does not add value
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Sources of unproductive Time.
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Waiting time.
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Set - up times.
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Time spent on over production .
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Avoidable Transportation.
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Ineffective communication.
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Inopportune timing of activity.

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