Session 4 - JIT and Lean Operations

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Just-in-Time (JIT)  and Lean Operations Session 4 – Chap. 16 OM 301-002, Operations Management, Spring 2010
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Agenda Major Subjects Introduction to Just-in-Time  (JIT), Toyota Production  System (TPS), and Lean  Operations JIT Philosophy Wastes Elimination Operations Determination of container  size and number of Kanbans Logics of JIT JIT Myths and Truths Learning Objectives Understand JIT philosophy Learn JIT wastes elimination  approaches See how a kanban pull  system operates Know how to determine  container size and number of  Kanbans Identify the fundamental  logics behind JIT systems Understand why and when  JIT systems work
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JIT, TPS, and Lean  Operations Just-in-Time (JIT) Waste elimination via inventory  reduction Forced problem solving Toyota Production System (TPS) empowerment Respect for people Standard work practices Lean Operations Understanding customer desires A Philosophy of Continuous  Improvement Eliminate waste Remove variability
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