Money to Burn? 7 Organizational Wastes of the Modern Enterprise
Can your organization afford to waste time, money and brain cells today?
It’s been decades since Taiichi Ohno of Toyota Production Systems identified 7 wastes in Lean Manufacturing. Let’s fast forward to the 21st century to explore a new spin on 7 wastes in the modern enterprise. These modern sources of enterprise waste sap the energy and resources of our organizations - making any business agility initiative longer, riskier, and more costly. Let's identify and eradicate these systemic enterprise wastes now.
Outline/structure of the Session
1. The Winchester Mystery House - a metaphor for enterprise growth without regard for waste at the enterprise level
2. Taichi Ohno's Original List of 7 Wastes - a quick review
- Over Production
- Over Processing
- Human Potential
3. My Modern List of Enterprise-Level Wastes (it keeps evolving!)
- Measurement & Metrics
- Value Management
4. What's on YOUR list?
5. A Call to Action - can we afford not to address these wastes in the modern enterprise?
By the completion of this session, participants will
- Understand how an enterprise's growth can provide rich opportunities for the organic growth of associated expensive waste
- Recognize the impact of these enterprise level wastes on the speed and effectiveness of business agility initiatives
- List 7 (or more) types of modern enterprise waste
- Identify at least one area in their own organization meriting intentional work to minimize waste
Executives, Decision Makers, Change Agents, Leaders, Agile & Lean Practitioners
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