Lean Production:An approach to production that aims to minimise waste.…
Lean Production:An approach to production that aims to minimise waste.
Kaizen is a way that means continuous improvement. It is an approach to production that aims to achieve change from a series of small steps.
In this situation all the workers are encouraged to think continually about ways to improve the product and the process of making it.
Just In time
This means the producing to order a business only makes an item when there is a customer for it.
The advantages or disadvantages of Kaizen
Advantage:Workers operate in teams cheaper than investing in new resources and motivates.
Advantage:Uses business knowledge to improve production.
Disadvantage:The unwelcome pressure on staff to keep coming up with improvements.
What make the Just In Time success?
Good quality control procedures
Access to a supply of skilled worker
The advantage of Just In Time
Saving on purchase and storage costs
Production delays prevented
Can respond to changes in demand
Improves cask flow
Stock exactly matches production
Close ties with supplier established
Less stock storage
The disadvantages of Just In Time
Less time for quality control on arrival of materials
Increased ordering and administration costs
Danger of lost sales
Suppliers must be willing to participate Increase in order processing costs
High dependency on suppliers to meet delivery and quality standard
May lose bulk-buying discounts
Increased in suppliers' transport costs
Increased chance of transport failures
Increased volume of traffic on road
Each team as a cell which is responsible for a significant part of the finished article and ,rather than each person only carrying out only one very specific task, team members are skilled at a number of roles, so it provides a means for job rotation.