BSM consultant Noelani Roy succinctly describes the key components of effective Visual Management in a September 2017 blog post:
Visual management is an integral part of a Lean Laboratory. It unites personnel around a common goal, ensures that critical information is disseminated, and keeps the lab running smoothly. When a visual management board is well designed, anyone should be able to walk in and have a clear understanding of the labs operational status and current performance.
In order to design a sustainable and helpful visual board, ask yourself three questions:
- What is the goal of the board?
- Who will be using the board?
- What information do they need to accomplish the goal?
Too much information can be the death of a visual board, so it’s important to focus on providing the key players the information they need to accomplish their goal.
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