The Benefits of Self-Directed Work Teams

With self-directed work teams, each team of workers is given full responsibility for their work orders—scheduling them and making sure they have the necessary materials to complete the job.

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Daily meetings keep the team focused and the communication open. 

The lean manufacturing practice of self-directed work teams offers many benefits for a shop, including bringing each person working on a team a better understanding of the process. Everyone brings their own “specialty” or unique skill set to the table to create one strong, intelligent force. Learn more the practice by reading “Self-Directed Work Teams Offer Better Efficiency.”