Muda is one of the three origins of waste. The phrase muda means uselessness or wastefulness. There are two types of Muda that are non-value added activities.
The first type is non-value and is complete waste. This type includes the 8 forms of waste:
The second type of muda is business necessary. Business necessary forms of muda add no value to a product or a service but they might be necessary.
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