Typically its easier to define a new process with

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finished
product
that
can
occur
with
sudden
changes
in
 demand
 Less
time
is
spent
on
checking
and
re‐working
the
product
of
others
as
the
emphasis
is
on
 getting
the
work
right
first
time
 Disadvantages
of
JIT
 • • • There
is
little
room
for
mistakes
as
minimal
stock
is
kept
for
re‐working
faulty
product
 Production
is
very
reliant
on
suppliers
and
if
stock
is
not
delivered
on
time,
the
whole
 production
schedule
can
be
delayed
 There
is
no
spare
finished
product
available
to
meet
unexpected
orders,
because
all
product
 is
made
to
meet
actual
orders
–
however,
JIT
is
a
very
responsive
method
of
production
 
 Six
Sigma
 Six
Sigma
stands
for
Six
Standard
Deviations
(Sigma
is
the
Greek
letter
used
to
represent
standard
 deviation
 in
 statistics)
 from
 mean.
 Six
 Sigma
methodology
 provides
 the
 techniques
 and
 tools
 to
 improve
the
capability
and
reduce
the
defects
in
any
process.
 It
was
started
in
Motorola,
in
its
manufacturing
division,

where
millions
of
parts
are
made
using
the
...
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