What would your definition be for Waste of Overproduction?
What does this type of waste look like in your (work) world?
A key symptom of overproduction is extra inventory, which was previously discussed. We’ll begin to see a lot of relationship between all the 7 types of waste. Many of the same root causes and symptoms will appear for each.
Toyota feels that overproduction is the most deadly of wastes. Why? Because it obscures the need for continuous improvement.