FINAL REVIEW - Kanban: signaling device to control flow of...

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Edward Deming Quality is “uniformity and dependability” Focus on SPC and statistical tools “14 Points” for management PDCA method, plan, do, check, act Joseph Juran Quality is “fitness for use” Pareto Principle Cost of Quality General management approach as well as statistics Kaizen : Japanese term for continuous improvement. A step-by-step improvement of business processes. DMAIC, define, measure, analysis, improve, control Shingo’s argument: SQC methods do not prevent defects Defects arise when people make errors Defects can be prevented by providing workers with feedback on errors Poka-Yoke includes: Checklists Special tooling that prevents workers from making errors Shingo: Idiot proof – Fool proof – Error proof – Fail-safe – Poka yoke Toyota production system: Taiichi Ohno Elimination of waste Respect for people COMMWIP: Correction, overproduction, motion, material movement, waiting, inventory, processing. Sort, Simplify, Sweep, Standardize, Sustain
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Unformatted text preview: Kanban: signaling device to control flow of material Cards, Empty containers, lights, Colored golf balls. Muda , an activity that is wasteful and doesn't add value or is unproductive Andon, a system to notify management, maintenance, and other workers of a quality or process problem Heijunka, the concept of achieving production smoothing Keiretsu, is a set of companies with interlocking business relationships and shareholding. Environment: King Camp Gillette: disposal of blade Reduction Effort: Material usage, energy usage, distribution logistics, supply logistics, packaging, toxicity. Project: scope (work breakdown structure, clearly defined boundaries), cost, time. Alternative crashing method, reduce scope. SPT (Shortest processing time), minimize average flow time and WIP. EDD (Earliest due date), minimize maximum lateness. STR (Slack time remaining), both. Socratic Method...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course SCM 372 taught by Professor Cook during the Fall '11 term at Michigan State University.

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