Biz Rule # 17 – Are you a city Mouse and or a Country mouse?

The city and country mouse story is about a pair of mice; one resides in a house in the city and the other lives in a house in the country. One day, the city mouse visits the country mouse and finds the available food consisting of berries and kernels of corns to be...

BizRule # 16 Do you have an Andon Cord in your Company?

The term Andon is a Japanese word that describes the process used by Toyota in its manufacturing assembly lines that is used to alert and notify all personnel involved in the manufacturing process that a quality problem has occurred. The key component of the alerting...

BizRule # 15 Measure once cut twice!

In carpentry, cutting a piece of wood improperly will result in the piece being unusable. In order to minimize wastage, the rule is to double check the measurement of the wood before committing to cutting it hence the rule: “measure twice cut once”. This rule is still...