P4 Glossary of Terms

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A3: the best way to gain agreement, leverage diversity and use the DMAIC to solve problems
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Beachball A3: easy, starter projects to make people confident and teach them the process.
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DMAIC: The Scientific method of problem solving: Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control
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Employeeism:the exact opposite of "ownership". Characterized by its language. "I just work here", "I suggested that a couple of years ago, and THEY shot it down", "I just do as I'm told" are all examples of the language of employeeism.

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Ownership: the exact opposite of employeeism. Behaving as if YOU owned the company. The act of pleasing internal and external customers.

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POUS or Point of Use Storage: storing things that are needed and used in a process in the proximity of that process. Used to reduce the waste of motion, transport and waiting
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Takt: pace or heartbeat of a process. Generally expressed as available time divided by number of units required.  
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