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
Takt time is a German phrase for the baton the conductor uses to set the tempo of an orchestra. In Lean and Six Sigma applications Takt time refers to the rate that products and/or services need to be completed in to keep up with customer demand.
How to Calculate:
Takt time is calculated by dividing the available time per day by the customer demand.
If the available time per day is 7.5 hours and the customer would like to receive 350 parts per day, what would the calculated takt time be?
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