JIT & Kanban: Systems of Inventory Management


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What is the term used to describe a point or stage in a production process where inventory or work-in-progress might build up in excessive amounts?

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1. What does Kanban mean in Japanese?

2. Which of the following is a constraint?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz on Kanban as a JIT system, you will need to be familiar with a risk associated with a JIT inventory system. If necessary, you can take this quiz multiple times.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • Where excessive amounts are built up in a production process
  • Meaning of Kanban in Japanese
  • A constraint
  • Researcher who developed JIT and Kanban
  • Risk of a JIT inventory system

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Kanban as a JIT system
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the meaning of Kanban in Japanese
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the risk of a JIT inventory system and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this topic with a related lesson titled JIT & Kanban: Systems of Inventory Management. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • Effective inventory management
  • When inventory ties up working capital
  • Pushing inventory through the process