Looking for Muda
Elliott N. Weiss
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1409
Using the terminology of lean management practices, this note addresses muda, or waste, by defining its subtypes and providing a framework for their identification in production and service processes. A form useful for conducting a muda audit is provided.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 6
Keywords: continuous improvement, operations analysis, systems thinkingworking papers series
Date posted: April 7, 2010
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