The Traditional Yield is taken at the final step of a process to measure the effectiveness of the overall process. This type of measurement does not take into account scrap, rework or any other inefficiencies in a process it only looks at what goes in and what comes out.
John is machining 5 parts today. During the machining phase 2 parts are oversized. John goes back and machines the parts down to size and they pass inspection giving him 5 good parts. His yield on the 5 piece run was 100%.
An open-ended question is an unstructured question in that suggests no possible answers. The respondent answers the open-ended question in his or her own words. Such questions usually begin with a:
Open-Ended Questions will almost always provide qualitative instead of quantitative information. Open ended questions are asked during exploratory research and where statistical validity is not a prime objective but, innovative and creative thinking is important.
Reference: Business Dictionary, Open-Ended Question.
Open ended questions are a great way to spark creative thoughts, establish a basis for communication and get to know other people. In the comments section below type 3 examples of open ended questions. Feel free to respond to others questions and get to know everyone!
Key performance indicators are the performance measurements that help us understand how we are performing. An Effective KPI is tied to the organization's strategy with stakeholders assigned to monitor them. KPI's should be well-defined and quantifiable, thoroughly communicated to everyone, understood by everyone and cover one or more of the 4 general areas of a balanced scorecard.
Brainstorming is one of the most powerful techniques a team or individual can use to address topics and solve issues. Brainstorming promotes innovative thinking and helps people creatively use their skills and talents on a particular subject. Although there are many different methods of brainstorming, most brainstorming sessions are performed without discussion. This helps people to think creatively and feel as though their ideas are in fact being validated. The list below shows some of the different types of brainstorming, including our soon to be released course, The ©CURE Methodology.
Different types of brainstorming
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