Urinating in Elevators – apparently, this happens and there are people that do this type of stuff.
Visual Management works – making things obvious, exposing “normal” conditions versus “abnormal” conditions, showing standard work through visual aids, exposing problems – all through effective use of visual management – is just plain good business practice.
One can go too far also.
For example, the photo below is going to far1.
Here’s an example of overdoing visual management.
A sign like is either a reflection of the users of that elevator or the building owners are going way too far on applying the principles of Visual Management – the principle of making things obvious.
It’s Your Turn
Have you seen overuse of Visual Management? Where? How? Do you have a picture to share?
- failblog.org/2010/05/13/epic-fail-photos-obvious-fail-6/ ↩