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The Eight Wastes of Lean

The core idea in Lean is to eliminate waste in production. Waste can be grouped into eight types, and once you have learned to see them in production/in everyday life, you cannot help suggesting improvements.

4.1 The Eight Wastes of Lean

The core idea in Lean is to eliminate waste in production. Waste can be grouped into eight types, making it easier to recognize waste when you see it.

When everyone at the farm knows the eight wastes of Lean – and you talk about them – improvement suggestions will automatically appear. You simply can’t help it. You can’t say that a working procedure is awkward without thinking ...

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