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Jidoka

Purpose

Jidoka is the often forgotten pillar of the Toyota Production system and lean manufacturing yet it is one of the most important principles of lean that can help you achieve true excellence. Jidoka is about quality at source, or built in quality; no company can survive without excellent quality of product and service and jidoka is the route through which this is achieved.

Contents

  • What is Jidoka?
  • Built in Quality
  • Development of Jidoka
  • Principles of Jidoka
  • Jidoka; Line Stop
  • Jidoka Problem Solving
  • Jidoka and Lean Manufacturing Tools
  • Jidoka Video
  • Additional Jidoka References
Link to Tool: 

Jidoka

Contact Person/Organization: 

Lean Manufacturing Tools

Type of Tool:

Publication Date: 
2016
Videos: 

Lean in healthcare: Jidoka

Rooting Out Waste in Health Care by Taking Cue From Toyota