No More Muda: How To Improve Efficiency By Improving Your Processes

Todd Pearson found himself failing to keep up with the rigorous schedule that comes along with being a businessman, MBA student and father. Unable to maintain all of his obligations at such a demanding rate, Pearson knew he needed to make changes in order to find balance once again. Pearson let go of the “muda,” or wasted time, in his life and maximized his potential by making small and easy improvements to his daily routine.

Find out the strategies of process improvement Pearson uses to manage his days most effectively in the article “How Process Improvement Principles Can Save Time in Your Day” in the Darden School of Business/Washington Post “Case in Point” series.


Co-author Rebecca Goldberg is a management consultant and educator at Goldberg Productions.

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Elliott N. Weiss

Weiss is a top authority in many aspects of manufacturing, including inventory control, manufacturing planning and scheduling, manufacturing project management, materials management, service industry operations, total productive maintenance and lean systems.

Weiss is the author of numerous articles in the areas of production management and operations research and has extensive consulting... Learn More