Lecture 8_Outline - Lean Systems

Lecture 8_Outline - Lean Systems - Lecture 8 - Outline...

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Lecture 8 - Outline 1 Lecture 8: Lean Systems (Chapter 8) Objectives Continuous Improvement Using a Lean Sys Approach Supply Chain Considerations in Lean Systems Process Considerations in Lean Systems Designing Lean System Layouts The Kanban System Value Stream Mapping House of Toyota Operational Benefits and Implementation Issues Lean Systems z Lean systems affect a firm’s internal linkages between its core and supporting processes and its external linkages with its customers and suppliers. z One of the most popular systems that incorporate the generic elements of lean systems is the just-in-time (JIT) system. z The Japanese term for this approach is Kaizen. The key to kaizen is the understanding that excess capacity or inventory hides process problems. z The goal is to eliminate the eight types of waste.
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Lecture 8 - Outline 2 Supply Chain and Process Considerations Supply Chain Considerations z Close supplier ties ± Low levels of capacity slack or inventory
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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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Lecture 8_Outline - Lean Systems - Lecture 8 - Outline...

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