Balance in terms of lean six sigma refers to the even distribution of work elements throughout an organization. A state of balance would be an organization that levels distribution of "hands" performing work and keeps equal or level working times amongst the different types of operations found within the organization.
See also: Heijunka
Production routings, routings and or service routings specify the steps that are used to manufacturing a product or complete a service. The routing can be compared to a list of tasks (routing tasks) required to produce a product or complete a service. Routings can be used on more than one product or service.
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