Dietary Manager Training: Employee Turnover Costs
By Kristy Norenberg
Learners examine the costs of replacing an employee. Using a formula, students calculate these expenses in practice exercises.
The TI-86 Scientific Calculator: Using Complex Numbers
By Patrick Hoppe
This primer introduces the student to the correct method of entering complex numbers into a TI-86 calculator.
The TI-86 Scientific Calculator: Using the Reciprocal Function for Complex Numbers
This primer introduces the student to the correct method of using complex reciprocals in a TI-86 calculator. The solution of total impedance of a parallel circuit in rectangular form is shown.
The Twelve Principles of Lean Manufacturing
By Weldon Faull
Following a "cut the fat" theme, learners click on 12 drawings of pigs to read about the principles of lean manufacturing.
By Kaye Krueger
In this interactive object, learners assess their knowledge of 5S, a process for attaining a safe, clean, neat arrangement of the workplace where everything has a specific location and unneeded items are eliminated.
The Rejection Letter
By David Wehmeyer
In this learning activity you'll practice formatting a rejection letter by arranging customer service content.
Learners view examples of devices that prevent mistakes from occurring.
By Kaye Krueger, Keith Lodahl
Learners read how to identify a manufacturer's value streams - the first step to value stream mapping.
Learners read how kanban is used in production control.
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
By Lee Binz
Learners follow the FMEA process to predict potential failures and to prevent them. This activity uses the example of getting to work to help participants comprehend the concepts and to apply them to their own work processes.
Quality Tools: The Cause and Effect Diagram
By Mary Lee Rudnick-Kaun
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the cause and effect diagram.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Being Human
By Therese Nemec
The learner will explore basic human limitations that create barriers to critical thinking including selective thinking, false memories, and perceptual limitations.
Critical Thinking: Applying Analysis Steps to a Situation
By Rosie Bunnow
The learner reviews steps in analyzing a process and applies them to a situation in his/her own work or personal life.
Marketing Your Changes
By Barbara Liang
Learners explore actions that can be taken to achieve a buy-in from employees when changes are to be made in the workplace. Students then rank the steps in the order that they should be taken.
Who Is My Customer?
By Julann Jatczak
Students complete an exercise to help determine the profile of customers who would use their businesses.
The Process Flowchart - an Overview
By James Bork
Students view the steps, symbols, and benefits of creating a process flowchart. They then perform a self-assessment to determine their level of understanding.
Classifying Goods for the Business Market
By Tammy Ladwig
Learners read about the process of dividing industrial goods into the categories of entering, foundation, and facilitating.
Learners view a heijunka box and read how this tool is used for scheduling production in a pull system.
Push vs. Pull Systems
In this interactive object, learners read about the differences between push and pull manufacturing systems. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Learners look through a telescope to see what a company chooses to focus on when making decisions about productivity, reducing waste, retraining, solving problems, and motivating employees.
Value Stream Mapping: Drawing a Current-State Map
Learners follow step-by-step instructions for creating a current-state map to identify how materials and information flow.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: People-Related Obstacles
The learner will identify barriers to critical thinking related to internal and external factors after viewing scenarios.
The Physical and Physiological Problems of Too Much Stress
By Jim Lewis
Learners are shown the effect that too much stress can have on various parts of the body.
Learners read about the benefits of grouping machines together for an efficient flow of the product.
Code of Ethics
In this interactive object, learners identify the feelings and values that motivate them and others to take responsibility for improving ethics in the workplace.