GA 298 | Defining Standardized Work with Mike Thelen


This episode features Mike Thelen. Ron and Mike explored all things standardized work, including the components, how often it should be improved, and more.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

The quote that inspires Mike (1:53)
Mike’s background (3:32)
His thoughts on standardized work (7:16)
The definition of standardized work (10:35)
TWI vs. standardized work (11:33)
Misconceptions about takt time (15:52)
The components of standardized work (21:24)
How often we should improve standardized work (27:42)
The importance of remembering the foundation of lean (30:58)

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