Homework Answers Ch - Chapter 20 Constraint Management CHAPTER 20 CONSTRAINT MANAGEMENT Review and Discussion Questions 1 Omit 2 Omit 3 Compare and

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Chapter 20 - Constraint Management CHAPTER 20 CONSTRAINT MANAGEMENT Review and Discussion Questions 1. Omit 2. Omit 3. Compare and contrast JIT, MRP, and synchronized manufacturing, stating their main features, such as where each is or might be used, amounts of raw materials and work-in- process inventories, production lead times and cycle times, and methods for control. Question JIT MRP Synchronized Manufacturing Where used Continuous flow, make-to-stock Job shop, custom shop Job shop, custom shop WIP Very low Very high low Production cycle time Very short Very long Short Schedule flexibility Level production for min. of 30 days MRP frozen for 30 days, but variable in work centers Can be changed daily as needed Regard for capacity limits High. Tries to balance capacity Terrible. May start off o.k., but quickly becomes inaccurate Is founded on capacity limitations Labor skills Multi-skilled to help out other areas Specialized in own work area Same as MRP 4. Compare the importance and relevance of quality control in JIT, MRP, and synchronous manufacturing. Quality control is extremely important at each workstation in JIT, JIT cannot tolerate poor
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course COMMERCE 398 taught by Professor Dale during the Spring '11 term at The University of British Columbia.

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Homework Answers Ch - Chapter 20 Constraint Management CHAPTER 20 CONSTRAINT MANAGEMENT Review and Discussion Questions 1 Omit 2 Omit 3 Compare and

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