BusM 361 Lean Fall 10

BusM 361 Lean Fall 10 - machine error, such as...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style BusM 361: Lean Manufacturing Wherefore, do not spend money for that which is of no worth, nor your labor for that which cannot satisfy. 2 Nephi 9:51
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History of Lean
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Lean Philosophy Continual never-ending pursuit of waste Respect people
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Lean Six Sigma Lean focuses on reducing waste – and variation is waste Practically speaking, the widely accepted definition of six sigma is a
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Examples of Waste
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Examples of Waste
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Examples of Waste
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Minimizing Waste: Inventory Not only is inventory expensive, but it also hides problems
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Minimizing Waste: Inventory Lowering the level of inventory exposes problems (waste)
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Minimizing Waste: Mistake Proofing (poka-yoke) An approach for mistake-proofing processes using automatic devices or methods to avoid simple human or
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Unformatted text preview: machine error, such as forgetfulness, misunderstanding, errors in identification, lack of experience, absentmindedness, delays, or malfunctions Minimizing Waste: Mistake Proofing (poka-yoke) Building a Lean Supply Chain Building a Lean Supply Chain • Work with suppliers to – reduce lead times – make frequent deliveries – identify usage requirements – meet/exceed quality expectations • All firms in supply chain – must work together to reduce waste – must make an adequate return on their investment and benefit from lean initiatives Coming up . . . • 10/14/10 – Lean cont’d • Guest speaker from Honeywell • 10/19/10 – Capacity Management • 10/21 – Capacity Management cont’d...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2011 for the course BUS M 361 taught by Professor Cynthiawallin during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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