Wild River

Lean Toolkit

"Lean thinking' has become one of the most powerful approaches to process innovation over the past forty years.  Originating in Japanese factories this low waste high value approach has been applied across manufacturing and into service sectors and the public sector and not-for-profit worlds.  At its heart are some powerful but simple tools including:

5 Whys

Benchmarking

Business Excellence Model

Checksheets

Continuous improvement tools

Deming Wheel/PDCA analysis

Fishbone/cause and effect diagrams

Pareto analysis

Problem solving cycle

Process mapping

Six Sigma

Value analysis

Value stream mapping