JIT & Lean Implementation: Uses & Drawbacks


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Which of the following is NOT a manufacturing company?

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1. Julie's department has two employees doing the same job, but they really only need one person doing it. If Julie lays off one of the employees, so as to eliminate waste in the business' process, she is implementing _____ processes in her company.

2. Keeping only enough materials on-hand for short-term production is key to _____ manufacturing.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inside this combination quiz and worksheet, you are asked about JIT and lean implementation. Questions will focus on rising costs inside a company and short-term production.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to see the following subjects appear on the quiz:

  • Examples of manufacturing companies
  • Layoffs to eliminate waste
  • Causes of rising cost after implementing JIT
  • Drawbacks of JIT

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to answer questions about JIT drawbacks
  • Information recall - remember what you know about manufacturing companies
  • Making connections - see how JIT causes costs to rise

Additional Learning

For additional info, open the lesson titled JIT & Lean Implementation: Uses & Drawbacks. With it, you can access the following topics:

  • The process of manufacturing
  • JIT vs. lean manufacturing
  • Examples of JIT and lean