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Month: June 2020

How Implementing Poka Yoke Makes a Efficient Environment

Poka-Yoke is one of the most widely used work standardization methods in the manufacturing and service industries. The term was originally coined by Shigeo Shingo (a Japanese industrial engineer at Toyota) in the 1960s. Coming from “poka” (i.e., inadvertent errors) and “yokeru” (i.e., avoiding), it is interpreted to mean “mistake-proofing”. As the name suggests, the…