Driving Continuous Improvement to the Max
Makigami Systemic Process Improvement
What Is Makigami?
Makigami is -at first- a Process Mapping technique
Makigami can improve ANY process in ANY environment
Makigami is a Team Tool
Makigami leads to Breakthrough Improvements
Will Makigami suite your needs?
Fundamental improvements without Capital Investments
Kaizen is about Small Steps… Makigami about breakthrough changes.
Regular or VERY special business… Makigami will work for you.
Your own people are the experts. Use their expertise, but use it in the correct way.
First simplify and stabilize your processes before implementing (more) software. Software can cope with QUANTITY, where makigami delivers QUALITY of the process.
If you dare to take a leap, makigami will visualize, analyse and improve ANY business process, involving those who have to do it. Doing it right, you may expect fabulous results.
Where does Makigami Originates from?Right you see, as far as we know, the first ‘value stream map for offices’. It was made in 1996 by Okumura-san at Fujico (Japan). Compare the size of the door at the left! After 10 years it was still being improved, as we could see during a visit in December, 2006
Okumura San during a Masterclass in Tokijo 2006
When you need substantial improvements, fast, sustainable and in any processMakigami leads to breakthrough changes. It will work in ANY business. It relies on the expertise of your own crew. It does not asks for capital investments It can be done fast. Faster than anything asking for investments.
Why Makigami? What is the purpose?
What is the result of Makigami? What can be achieved?
Where to use Makigami?
How long does it take?
How to perform a Makigami Analysis
> 90% of your resources may not add any value…
Makigami will reveal the huge hidden opportunitiesThe vast majority of all processes use less than 5% (!) of the time adding value! This means there is a huge potential for improvement. Why not use it before the competition does…?
Select a process that will have a leverage when improved
Define a REALLY ambitious target to be achieved
Bring a team together with 360 degree view on the process
Allow the team to do the full analyses as described below
Let the team present their proposed new process, and its implementation plan for the next 100 days
Ask what the team needs to fulfill its proposal
Give the team a GO and set a presentation-date for over 100 days
1. Draw Current State
2. Make Loss Analysis
3. Draw Future State
4. Make 100 Days Plan
Process Improvement Booster Week
Continuous Improvement ProgramsMakigami can perfectly be used in any improvement program
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