Rigid vs Casual Workplace – Which is better for Productivity?

5 min read In the modern professional world, a number of large companies have traded the classic rigid work environment for a more casual atmosphere in the hopes of increasing inspiration and productivity. Employees who were once restricted by highly rigid regulations of conduct and attire have found an entirely new type of workplace appearing on the horizon.... Read more

Overview of a factory at work

Heijunka Overview

2 min read Toyota defines Heijunka as the overall leveling, in the production schedule , of the volume and variety of items produced in given time periods and adds that it is a pre-requisite for just-in-time delivery. The basic Japanese translation of Heijunka, is “levelization.” Why Heijunka? Production leveling, as it is also referred to is essential to... Read more