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Dictionary

We have chosen to explain some of the slightly special words we have used. It is not a complete list of Lean expressions.

10.1 Dictionary

5 x Why: A simple and efficient way to find the root cause of a problem: Ask “Why” and repeat the question five times.

Benchmarking: Comparing results and KPIs with other companies in the same profession. The purpose is to learn from the best.

Board Meeting: A brief standing meeting where employees are working with visible goal management and continuous improvements.

The Burning Platform: The (main) problem challenging the farm.

Coaching: A method that through questions and conversation allows the person him/herself to make suggestions for changes, activities and so on. The purpose ...

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