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Broadening the Concept of Poka Yoke Beyond Automotive Industry

Alex Măgdoiu / Constantin Oprean
Published Online: 2015-03-03 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/aucts-2015-0009


This paper will present the development of the poka yoke systems, which were initially created and implemented just for the automotive industry, also to other domains. For some fields like medicine, constructions or software development there are already articles available on the benefits brought by poka yoke systems’ implementation. Besides these domains the article will contribute to the recognition of poka yoke systems in fields where, although error proofing systems are used, no link to the poka yoke method was made by the authors, creators and users

Keywords: Poka yoke; mistake proofing; error prevention


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Published Online: 2015-03-03

Published in Print: 2014-12-01

Citation Information: ACTA Universitatis Cibiniensis, Volume 65, Issue 1, Pages 52–57, ISSN (Online) 1583-7149, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/aucts-2015-0009.

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