Tesla, Inc: An Organisational Performance Analysis
An evaluation of the performance of Tesla's management and recommendations for future improvements.
Zara's Business Operations and Strategy: How and Why They Worked
A case study of Zara's business operations, including location strategy, advertisement strategy, and supply chain logistics.
Grace Note Chimes: Inside a Small Manufacturing Business
A small factory in California's Gold Country turns out musically tuned wind chimes that are shipped all over the world.
How to Calculate Your Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
How do you make your OEE Calculation? A step-by-step guide to calculating your Overall Equipment Effectiveness for any TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) implementation.
SMED: Shigeo Shingo's Single-Minute Exchange of Die
What is Shigeo Shingo’s Single Minute Exchange of Die or SMED and how can you use it to reduce setup or changeover times for your process. Here are SMED examples and full details of how to implement this powerful lean tool.
Benefits and Advantages of Lean Manufacturing
What are the benefits of lean manufacturing, and what are the advantages of lean production? Lean manufacturing can benefit your business in many ways, from reducing your scrap and space required to reducing lead times to a fraction of your current lead times.
What Are the Principles and Concepts of Lean Manufacturing?
What is lean manufacturing, and just what is a good lean manufacturing definition? This article will try to give you a concise lean manufacturing definition and show how it compares to agile manufacturing and Six Sigma.