The Lean Cups Game
What’s summer without a few cold ones?
The Lean Cups Game is a another simple lean exercise that demonstrates the difference between push and pull production. Teams assemble paper cups and lids into a tray, inserting straws into each cup. The cups are empty, although it would be interesting to run the game with some cold beverages!
The Lean Cups Game seems like a pretty cost effective way to complement your lean training, especially if you have access to a fast food joint where you can get all the equipment for free!
How does the Lean Cups Game work?
The first operator puts four cups in a tray.
The next operator places red dots on the cups.
The third operator puts lids on the four cups.
The last operator removes straws from wrappers and puts them in the cups.
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The Lean Cups Game is a simple game to illustrate push vs pull. If you can get your hands on the materials, this one looks pretty easy to put together.