Example if an employee works too slow in a multi

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- Example: If an employee works too slow in a multi-stage process, work will begin to pile up in front of that employee. In this is case the employee represents the limited capacity causing the bottleneck. Pacing - Refers to the fixed timing of the movement of items through the process. Perfect for automatic process: electronic components, automatic components, bottle productions. Make-to-order - Only activated in response to an actual order . Costumer places the order we manufacture. Here, only real orders, no prediction. - Both work-in-process and finished goods inventory kept to a minimum. - We are not going to produce anything in the company if we don’t have a real order from our customers in the sales department. Just in time philosophy. - Normally for small companies, and this is a way that they can survive. Make-to-stock
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- Process activated to meet expected or forecast demand . Typical or traditional way to do it. We base our production based on a prediction, a forecast, a marketing forecast. We expect a certain demand on a year, and we start from there. - Customer orders are served from target stocking level. Hybrid - Hybrid processes combine characteristics of make-to-order and make-to-stock processes. Generic products are manufactured and stored. These are finished based on real orders. Big companies normally.
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  • Summer '17
  • Mihalis Markakis
  • Management, Cycle Time, single stage process

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