Mark Graban's leanblog.org - Lean Healthcare, Lean Hospitals, Healthcare Kaizen, Lean Thinking, Lean Manufacturing, Toyota Production System

Why doesn’t this marker cap fit?

1

Bad Designs – Why doesn't this marker cap fit?

This is a fascinating website, full of examples of things that are designed poorly. Many of them are designed poorly because they don't include error proofing as a core principle, such as with this example. Good learnings for lean thinkers on this website.

Please check out my main blog page at www.leanblog.org

The RSS feed content you are reading is copyrighted by the author, Mark Graban.

, , , on the author's copyright.

Please post a comment and join the discussion. Subscribe to get notified about posts daily or weekly.

Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent book is an anthology titled Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus. His next book, to be released in 2018, is Measures of Success.

1 Comment
  1. Anonymous says

    My kids have those markers. Beyond putting the cap back on, when you use the markers the same problem prevents the kids from easily getting the cap on the other end to store during use.

    Caps lost…even worse, I find them on the floor with my bare feet.

    pdca

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.