Question #1 / #2 WHY is it necessary? / WHAT is its purpose?
- Unnecessary transportation,
- Unnecessary motion,
Questions #3 / #4 / #5 – WHERE should it be done? / WHEN should it be done? / WHO is best qualified to do it?
Questions #6 – HOW is the best way to do it?
Method and Human
- Method – by determining if a given element is necessary and developing the best work sequence (the 5W questions).
- Human – by simplifying of an operator’s work in the areas of safety and ergonomy (the 1H questions).
Dr. Bartosz Misiurek is a founder of Lean Community and Lean Management Token. He is a CEO at LeanTrix Global Company and a Member of the Board at Astral Hodling OU (IT Company). Author of the book “Standardized Work with TWI: Eliminating Human Errors in Production and Service Processes.” He works as Sr Manager at Automotive Company.