In this discussion, you will practice identifying process waste and assessing the appropriateness of applying specific Lean tools for eliminating waste.
For your initial post in the discussion forum, review the module lesson and address the following:
1. Waste: Identify one of the eight forms of DOWNTIME waste in the process described in the Case Study: Applying Lean Six Sigma in a Financial Services Firm, on pages 56-59 in An Introduction to Six Sigma & Process Improvement.
2. Lean Tool: Address the following
a. Suggest a Lean tool to address the identified waste activity
b. Explain why that tool would be appropriate in this situation
c. Describe how it would be applied