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Template NameDescription and Use of TemplateType
Shmula Guide to the Toyota 7 WastesThis is our guide to the 7 Wastes. This eBook is 25 pages long and explains the 7 Wastes and shows how they manifests themselves in various industries such as Human Resource management, Paid Search Marketing, Healthcare, Medical Records Management, Environmental Management, and others.pdf-logo
Point Kaizen Event GuidePoint Kaizen Event Guide - a checklist to help you manage your Kaizen from beginning to end. Get it FREE.kaizen event field guide
Chi-Square Analysis TemplateThe Chi-Square analysis template is an easy to use template where you can plugin in your categorical data and conduct analysis using the Chi Square distribution. This hypothesis test is especially relevant for Present/Not Present analysis.excel-icon
RACI TemplateThe RACI Template, sometimes referred to as RASCI, stands for Responsible, Accountable, Consultant, and Informed. It's an easy and effective approach to managing projects and action items.excel-icon
Portfolio of InitiativesThis is a PowerPoint template of a classic Mckinsey strategic and tactical tool to map initiatives against variables important to the firm.powerpoint-icon
Action Plan TemplateThis is a basic action plan template, focused on getting things done.excel-icon
Solution Selection MatrixThis is an excel template to rank and prioritize potential solutions to verified root causes.excel-icon
Run Chart TemplateA run chart is one of the 7 quality tools. This template will help you quickly create one.excel-icon
Stakeholder AnalysisA template to capture stakeholders and ability to rank them by influence.powerpoint-icon
Critical to QualityBasic template to capture critical to quality, focused on the CTQ tree.powerpoint-icon
SIPOCSuppliers, Inputs, Process, Output, Customers - template to help you build a SIPOC.excel-icon
Suggestion FormAn example suggestion form for your employee suggestion program, focused on the 5 Whys.powerpoint-icon
Lean A3 Form ExampleAn actual A3 from my time at Toyota.pdf-logo
ECRS TemplateEliminate, Combine, Rearrange, and Simplify - ECRS template to help you.excel-icon
Customer Journey MapTemplate to help you capture the process, moments of truth, and emotional dimension of the customer's journey.powerpoint-icon
SWOT AnalysisStrengths, Weakness, Opportunities, and Threats template.powerpoint-icon
Checksheet TemplateA basic Checksheet template to help you get started.excel-icon
Value Stream Map SymbolsNeed symbols for you PowerPoint Value Stream Map? Get it
Signal to Noise WorksheetSimple worksheet to help you record signal to noise, similar to a waste recording worksheet.excel-icon
FMEA Excel SheetFailure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) Excel Worksheet that calculates and prioritizes failure modes in your process.excel-icon
Countermeasure WorksheetSimple countermeasure worksheet to help you brainstorm countermeasures agains specific root causes. Template in excel format.excel-icon
Takt Time CalculatorExcel Takt Time Calculator. Enter input fields and output is Takt Time in seconds and minutes.excel-icon
Kanban Card GeneratorExcel Sheet that generates a Kanban Card. Enter input fields and output are Kanban Cards you can print.excel-icon
Attribute Gauge R&RSpreadsheet that allows you to collect and analyze and report on a Gauge R&R Test.excel-icon
Paired T Test and Regular T TestExcel spreadsheet that automates the Paired T Test and also the regular Student's T Test (non paired).excel-icon
Histogram GeneratorSpreadsheet that automates the creation of the Histogram.excel-icon
Pareto Chart GeneratorExcel sheet that automates the creation of a Pareto Chart. Just enter your inputs, and the chart is generated.excel-icon
Checksheet GeneratorSpreadsheet that automates and steps you through the creation of a checksheet. In all honesty, it's probably faster to create a checksheet by hand or in excel from scratch, but this may be helpful to some.excel-icon
Fishbone Diagram GeneratorExcel spreadsheet that automates the helps you step through the creation of a Fishbone diagram. What you might find is that paper and pencil will be faster any automated tool. But, we provide this template just in case.excel-icon
Gantt Chart GeneratorExcel spreadsheet that automates the creation of a Gantt Chart.excel-icon
Control Chart: Cumulative SumCumulative Sum control chart generator. If you don't have SigmaXL, JMP, or Minitab, then this template will help you create a CUSUM Control Chart.excel-icon
Control Chart: XBar/RXBar and R Control Charts can be created with this excel spreadsheet. The sheet steps you through the process.excel-icon
Control Chart: EWMA ChartExcel sheet that steps you through the creation of a exponential weight moving average (EWMA) control chart.excel-icon
Control Chart: C-Chart / U-ChartA C-Chart and U-Chart excel generator.excel-icon
Control Chart: PChart / NPChartP-Chart and NP-Chart spreadsheet that automates the control charts. Just enter you data and generate.excel-icon
Control Chart: XMR ChartXMR Control Chart spreadsheet that produces your control chart. All you have to do is enter your values.excel-icon
Communication ToolkitThis simple and effective template will help you design a communication plan for your stakeholders.pdf-logo
Business Unit Objectives Alignment WorksheetDocument will help you identify the business unit objectives and key metrics so that you can align lean and six sigma projects to the what is important to the business unit.pdf-logo
Communicators Form WorksheetThis worksheet helps you identify all the stakeholders and the level of communication each needs to provide or receive. Very helpful worksheet and, as we all know, communication can either make or break your lean and six sigma project.pdf-logo
Variation JournalA simple template that allows you to enter instances of variation in your process in a simple and structured way.pdf-logo
Y=F(x) + e WorksheetThis is a template that allows you to enter input and output and error data in the format of Y=F(x)+e.pdf-logo
Six Sigma FAQWorksheet with questions that will allow you to create a FAQ page for your department or company.pdf-logo
Kaizen NewspaperTemplate worksheet to record daily management kaizen - Kaizen Newspaper.pdf-logo
Before and After Kaizen WorksheetVariation on the Kaizen Newspaper, showing Before and After.pdf-logo
Hoshin Kanri X-Matrix TemplateHoshin, or strategic deployment, is the Lean approach to management, ensuring there's alignment throughout the organization. One tool used in that approach is the X-Matrix. Download to learn more.kaizen event field guide
Queueing Analysis TemplateExcel spreadsheet that allows you to enter Queueing information and apply Little's Law to your queueing operations.kaizen event field guide
Prioritization MatrixSimple spreadsheet that helps you to prioritize your projects based on criteria you set.kaizen event field guide