Assignment 7 Production systems
Explain the following Japanese terms used to describe the JIT system: MUDA,
KANBAN, KAIZEN, JIDOKA, POKA-YOKE
Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing, also known as just-in-time production or the Toyota
production system (TPS), is
Assignment 4 Logistics
Explain how logistics affects the financial performance of a company.
Logistics is an organization function that wants to expand the business by giving more
credit to their customers and by holding inventory to serve the customer be
Assignment no 10
1. Most businesses find it best to adopt some kind of supplier assessment procedure. The policy
Levi Strausss adopted had to do with their social responsibility regarding ethics in the
workplace. The responsibility of operations to ensure
Assignment 2 Productivity
Who is primarily responsible for productivity in an organization? List some factors
that can affect productivity and some ways that productivity can be improved.
Productivity is described as a measure of the effective use of reso
Assignment 5 Supply chain management
Some authors argue that today supply chains compete, not companies. What do you
think they mean? What is your opinion? Argue your response.
Traditionally, most companies competed on products and services, not processes