For the Lean Corporation, "Value Stream Mapping" (VSM) is a diagnostic tool which helps identify the waste throughout the supply chain.
VSM uses the Lean language to identify the process steps, time, labor and space utilization, throughput and other critical measures along the value stream. It also helps divisions or supply chain partners understand the impact of their own actions on others.
The Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) model sets the path to develop a Value Stream Map. Its phases are:
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