Chapter 15 Lean Operations

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     Chapter 15 Lean Operations
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        The Philosophy                  Developed at Toyota JIT represents a “philosophy ” – pursue a      system that will:    function smoothly with  minimum disruption    require  minimum resources     adjust quickly  to changing conditions    be  continuously improved  
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        The Goal                  The primary goal of JIT is to continuously find  problems and fix them. Do not adopt a strategy that will “hide”   problems
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        Inventory Reduction                    Note: Reduction in inventory is a consequence  and not the primary goal of JIT
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        Key Elements                   The key elements of a JIT system are:    emphasis on  continuous improvement     flexibility    elimination of  waste    emphasis on  quality    keep the system  simple    employee involvement and  empowerment
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2010 for the course GSC 3600 taught by Professor Verma during the Winter '10 term at Wayne State University.

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