TWI Case Studies: Standard Work, Continuous Improvement, and Teamwork provides the insight of leading experts to assist in the execution of Training Within Industry (TWI)athe game-changing business tool. Presented as a series of case studies from a range of corporations with a variety of products and needs, it illustrates the rebirth of TWI programs in the United States. Demonstrating how TWI can benefit any and all organizations regardless of industry, the book details the specific activities decision-makers need to accomplish to successfully incorporate TWI into the business cultureaincluding the Ten Points for Implementing and Sustaining the TWI qJq Programs. The case studies describe the use of TWI Programs at some of the world's leading companies, including: IBM Herman Miller Ben a Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream Green Mountain Coffee Roasters US Synthetic Born in the 1940s, and used to support the US military during World War II, TWI Programs later became the unrecognized yet powerful tools of the Toyota Production System. Imparting the fundamental skills that are useful across any field, the TWI programs described in this book are so fundamentally sound that using them to any degree will improve performance. Strict adherence will all but guarantee efficient work flow, higher employee morale, and an improved sense of cohesiveness among your employees.On the Keurig lines, employees are encouraged to instruct others in jobs for which they have been certified. 9. ... The WIP areas, on the other hand, use machines but the jobs are very manual, which leads to a greater amount of variation.
|Title||:||TWI Case Studies|
|Author||:||Donald A. Dinero|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2014-04-18|