Cycle Time Run Charts

Summary and Objectives

Building a cycle time run chart is one of the core Starter Kata in the step Grasp the Current Condition. In this session, we will dig into how this underutilized tool can (and perhaps should) become the centerpiece of the Improvement Kata cycles.

In this session you will learn

  • How the cycle time run chart can apply beyond a manufacturing process
  • What a cycle time run chart actually tells us about the process beyond the magnitude of variation
  • How a coach can use the cycle time run chart to help the learner / improver establish the next target condition

Mark Rosenthal, has been teaching and leading continuous improvement across diverse industries, including heavy industry, consumer products, process industries and the service sector for over 20 years. Today he is an independent consultant to companies who are striving to shape their internal culture to drive improvement every day. His personal purpose statement is: “To challenge the limitations and expand the possibilities.”

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