Most people typically take a little bit of time during the Summer months and go to the beach. It goes along with the phrase, "As American, as apple pie". Going to the beach is just something that many of us look forward to during our vacations.
On one of these trips, it became clear that going to the beach is a lot of work. There are chairs, umbrellas, towels, boogie boards, snacks, and drinks that all need to be carried onto the beach for a day of sun, sand, and fun. So, you get everything set up. Before you know it, the tide has changed, and there is all your stuff getting knocked around by the waves that have been steadily rising until they reach your little settlement.
It is the same on a manufacturing floor. There is a natural ebb and flow, like a tide, that occurs . . .Read More