Living Lean: Bob's A-Maize-Ing Popcorn

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Elliott N. Weiss

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Rebecca Goldberg

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Abstract

This case is part of the "Living Lean" series, which presents accessible, everyday scenarios for a Lean process-improvement journey. In this episode on metrics and quality control, two friends confer on the development of a system to create the perfect popcorn.

Excerpt

UVA-OM-1467

Rev. Nov. 7, 2013

LIVING LEAN: BOB'S A-MAIZE-ING POPCORN

Bob: Hi, Jay. Thanks for making it over.

Jay: Glad to be here. Who else is here already? The game should be starting soon.

Bob: Mike and Dave are in the den, watching the commercials. Always something new for the Super Bowl! I think we've got about 15 minutes before kickoff.

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Keywords: variables, measurement

Suggested Citation

Weiss, Elliott N. and Goldberg, Rebecca, Living Lean: Bob's A-Maize-Ing Popcorn. Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1467. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2974981

Elliott N. Weiss (Contact Author)

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business ( email )

P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.darden.virginia.edu/html/direc_detail.aspx?styleid=2&id=4375

Rebecca Goldberg

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

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