Unformatted text preview: customer on-time delivery) had improved? 8. Summarize the process of continuous operations improvement that Alex and his team developed (Chapter 37). 9. Explain what Stacey’s mistake was in terms of assigning red and green tags to individual part batches at workstations. Why did it create delay in the assembly stage even though the bottleneck machine (NCX-10) was not starved? 10. Explain Alex’s rationale for taking up Djangler’s French order at a sales price of lower than the production cost (Chapter 38). 11. Finally, why does the plant fear problems of order delays (Chapter 39)? Why does the bottleneck get work in waves from upstream workstations? What actions do they take to lessen the problems?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course MGSC 395 taught by Professor Zimmer during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.
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