AGC Lean Unit 7
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A one page report prepared on a single 11x17 sheet of paper that adheres to the discipline of PDCA thinking as applied to collaborative problem solving, strategy development or reporting. The A3 includes the background, problem statement, analysis, proposed actions, and the expected results.
A group process to generate new ideas by stimulating creative thoughts and reducing hesitancy to propose ideas by encouraging participants to state ideas without judgement.
Cross functional teams
Teams composed of key participants from all project stages including design, construction, installation, commissioning, operations, maintenance, decommissioning, etc. These teams focus on finding solutions with systems level thinking and are structured along systems instead of skill sets.
A process that might be called rapid, full scale prototyping that focuses on people, process, and planning. The process uses a simulated work environment and has actual staff simulate the work to be performed in the space to learn more about the spaces required for efficient operation in the design work environment.
A graphical arrangement for possible causes for an effect or problem with the causes grouped into major categories of the sources of variation.
The Japanese term for where value is added or where the work takes place.
A pie chart showing the frequency of the sources of a problem to help identify where to focus problem solving efforts.
Going where the problems are occurring to stop and see the issue. Getting out and walking the construction site to visit the location of the problem and gather data needed to truly understand the problem.
A chart used to graphically summarize and display the relative frequency of groups of data and the differences between those groups. It helps identify the largest issues facing the team or business and helps focus efforts to achieve the greatest improvements.
Stands for plan do check act. The cycle introduced by Walter A. Shewhart and popularized by Dr. W. E. Deming as a method of continuous improvement.
A visual depiction of the actual flow of people, paper, material or information in a work process.
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