TITLE

Creating a Lean Culture

AUTHOR(S)
Bellitto, Tony; Day, Patience
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Circuits Assembly;May2009, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Electronic Privacy Information Center's (EPIC) adoption of the Lean philosophy. EPIC's training program focused on three areas such as the lean principles, job skills and operator certificator and a cross-functional training. Flexibility and a healthy cross-training program that allows the shifting in work areas as demanded are cited in EPIC's environment. It is suggested that employees who work directly in the processes everyday contributes the best ideas for the product, process and safety improvement initiatives.
ACCESSION #
39459435

 

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