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Unformatted text preview: (inventory, lead times, and 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 Staceys 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 Alexs rationale for taking up Djanglers 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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