Standard Work is a brilliantly simple concept. The current best practice for a process or activity is defined and then improved upon when opportunities arise.
Unfortunately, it is a little trickier than it sounds.
We work with organizations every day that are implementing a variety of improvement techniques, including Standard Work. We’ve seen it executed perfectly, but we’ve also seen a multitude of ways it can go wrong.
Here are some of the most common mistakes we see managers make when it comes to Standard Work.