How does Lean Services/Lean IT differ from Lean Manufacturing? Do we actually have the same types of waste? While everyone is comfortable with the 7 types of waste in Lean Manufacturing, there seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the classification of waste in the service and IT sector. I often hear comments that the…
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Graphic: 7 types of waste in manufacturing
A simple illustration of the 7 types of waste in Lean Manufacturing: Overproduction, Transport, Movement, Overprocessing, Waiting, Inventory, Defects.