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Improving Production Effectiveness: Measure the Right Thing

Published: 17 September 2007

ID: G00149337

Analyst(s): Andrew Hughes


Manufacturing software vendors tout overall equipment effectiveness to measure and improve the performance of production processes. Clients should instead focus primarily on overall people productivity to measure and, more importantly, act on production inefficiencies.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What Is OEE?
  • Defining Overall People Productivity
  • Informing People Is the First Step to OPP
    • Empowering People Is the Second Step to OPP
  • Implementing OPP

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