The 8 Wastes: A Lifecycle Example

The 8 Wastes of Lean are real, but it’s often hard to imagine how you could have all eight happen on your job without a real-world example. I’m going to pull back the curtain and give you an example that I had from several years ago by allowing too much ductwork to come to my project at the wrong time. With one decision, my job experienced all eight wastes.