SGA – SMALL GROUP ACTIVITIES
Small group activity is very vital element of the lean. This project requires 100 % employee involvement. The team selects the project based on pareto analysis and chooses the project.
Scope: Scrap Reduction, FTT improvement, Line balancing, etc.
SGA Teams involve people who are directly involved in the process.
They understand the working conditions better. They know the hidden facts.
But they need to be equipped with the right tools & methodology.
The Current State
Focus on Fire Fighting
Problem solving with knowledge, experience, bias, etc.
Engineers drive the problem solving
Operators do what they are told.
Lack of involvement / commitment / ownership.
The Future State
Focus on Long term solutions
Focus on Process Capability
Data driven problem solving
Operators drive the process
Engineers act only as mentors
Educated & Engaged people
Highly motivated, committed and involved operators
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