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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.
- Fall '11