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File: ch16, Chapter 16: Lean Systems True/False 1. Kaizen is a Japanese term that means fool proofing to prevent defects. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 2. Mass production means doing more with fewer workers, less inventory, and less space. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 3. The individual generally credited with the development of lean production is an American. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 4. In lean production, waste is defined as anything that does not add value to the product. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 5. General purpose machines are an example of flexible resources. Ans: True
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Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 6. Producing items before they are needed is considered waste under the principles of lean production. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 7. Waiting for parts to arrive or for machines to finish production is considered a form of waste under the principles of mass production. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 8. The time required for a worker to complete one pass through the operations assigned to her is called the operator cycle time. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 9. Takt time is the pace at which production output is aligned with machine capacity. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 10. Manufacturing cells are comprised of similar machines to process a family of parts. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production
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11. Taiichi Ohno observed that customers in American supermarkets pull items through the system. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 12. Push systems rely on predetermined production schedules often generated by computerized systems. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 13. The concept of pull production is easy to implement because it is similar to traditional scheduling procedures. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 14. Kanbans were derived from the two-bin inventory system. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 15. A kanban square is a marked area designated for holding a set quantity of output. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 16. Kanbans are used to maintain the discipline required of a push production system.
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Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Basic Elements of Lean Production 17. The number of kanbans needed to maintain control in a pull system can be calculated from demand and lead time information. Ans: True
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ch16 - File: ch16, Chapter 16: Lean Systems True/False 1....

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