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Unformatted text preview: MHS Quiz One Angela Cochrane January 24, 2011 Oklahoma State University The Nummis plant design was different than the previous GM design simply because of the system it was run by. Nummi used the Toyota system model which was focused on teamwork. It allowed the GM golden rule, Do not stop the line, to be broken. GM would fire workers for stopping production even if it was because they saw a problem with the care and fixing it now would not only save time, but also money. GM believe that if they gave their workers the freedom of stopping production they would stop it all the time just to take a break. The GM plant breaks consisted of cards, gambling, drinking, sex, and drugs. However, Nummi had cords at each station so if something was wrong they could pull the cord and management would come help fix the problem. Nummi focused on quality cars rather than the GM quantity cars. Nummi also looked for employees input. Nummi acknowledged that the workers were the cars....
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course HDFS 3453 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Oklahoma State.
- Fall '11