Although the names may sound similar, Muda, Mura and Muri are three very different, but equally important factors in maintaining a safe and efficient manufacturing facility. When analyzed together, the 3M's can be considered the three enemies of an efficient work place.
Muda can be simply defined as uselessness, or, more simply, waste. As if three M's wasn’t enough, Muda can be broken down into eight different types.
- Defects – Time and effort spend...