Increasing Workplace Productivity, Part II: Using Personal Kanban to Stay Focused on Key Tasks

Kanban, like 5S, is a technique that was invented in Japan as a part of the lean manufacturing process. The word “kanban” actually means “visual signal” or “card”, and like 5S, kanban uses visual information to increase productivity. Originally, kanban was used to control logistical chains in manufacturing plants. In a kanban system, new commodities[…]