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Finding the Root Cause to Fix Problems Permanently

Teach your people to find permanent solutions to every day problems. This Lean minute video explains the basics of how to use simple root cause analysis to find the root cause of problems and develop and implement a permanent fix.
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 root cause video


What is a Value Stream Map?

Surely everyone knows what is a value stream map? At least you would expect Lean practitioners and Lean consultants to know? Sadly, I find that is not the case and I find all sorts of process maps being described as a value stream map. So, in this blog I want to take you back to basics and describe what is a value stream map.

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future state value stream map

Find the Hidden Waste in your Business

Where do you look for hidden waste when your business already “looks” efficient? The best answer is to revisit your value streams and systematically identify and eliminate waste. However a walking through of your operation may show up some surprising examples of hidden waste in your operation

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 waiting time



Axel Krens Joins TXM

TXM is pleased to welcome Axel Krens to our consulting team. Axel will be based in Melbourne. Axel join TXM from a successful career at one of Australia’s best Toyota group Lean companies, Denso.

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 Axel Krens

Drew Locher to Headline Best Practice Network Annual Summit

International Lean expert, Drew Locher will be the keynote speaker at the Best Practice Network 2018 Operational Excellence Summit on February 23rd, 2018 on the Sunshine Coast.

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Drew Locher
And if any of these ideas has sparked a thought, just give us a call on 1 300 165 606, from anywhere around Australia or call one of our Global Offices. We’d love to hear from you!

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