The following quote sums up my philosophy for problem-solving. ""Foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of small minds!" as in a haphazard approach to solving problems. Thirty years of having a hand in all aspects of the manufacturing process have given me the skills to analyze and break down into steps most problems. I prefer to use the keep it simple method when finding solutions to problems.
When you are first learning any new activity, it is imperative to be consistent
J.B. Smith, I think you did an excellent job of recognizing the pitfalls of the production painting project you were contemplating. You understood the potential trap you could find yourself in because that particular supply chain is not designed for supplier success. The problem with today's supply chain management is the crap is being pushed down the supply chain, making it increasingly difficult as a supplier to meet customer demands. Traditionally when Toyota decides on a
DJS was working for HESCO an office furniture manufacturer, as the production manager. To improve drawer box construction, a decision was made to set up a drawer building station. As part of the building station, the tools required for assembly of the drawer boxes were assigned to a specific location in the building station to facilitate the tools being within easy reach and always being in position for next use. Once the building station was designed and set up, the station
MY BUSINESS MUSE
My reflections gathered through reading, listening, personal work experience and observation
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.