Unformatted text preview: gory also may include process design changes like altering baking temperatures or times or
adding insulation to process equipment which was beyond the scope of this research. Finally, Level
4 corresponds to the analysis around right-sizing process equipment.
The magnitude benefit from the maturity model in Table 6.1 should be construed as an approximation. The numbers are based on independent research conducted within a limited portion of one
plant in one company and one industry over six months, and are likely highly dependent on factors
local to the research environment. However, an attempt was made to corroborate collected data
with existing literature and to be conservative in terms of the potential benefits based on observed
The order of the levels reflects both logical order and a qualitative assessment of difficulty in terms
of implementation barriers based on field experience. For example, employee engagement is critical
if project-based improvement is to take place. Meanwhile...
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