What is Kanban? - Definition & Types of Systems


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A _____ is used to see the status of tasks in a project.

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1. Using a dirty clothes hamper to manage when you need to wash clothes is an example of what kind of Kanban system?

2. Kanban was developed by _____ using _____ as a model?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and printable worksheet will ensure your understanding of Kanban. Examples of Kanban systems, benefits of Kanban, its development, and the rules of a Kanban board will be some of the topics addressed by the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Practice questions will ask you about:

  • Item used to view the status of tasks
  • Dirty clothes hamper as an example of Kanban system
  • Benefits of Kanban pull production control system
  • Development of Kanban
  • Rules of a Kanban board

Skills Practiced

You can demonstrate the following skills in your work:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the benefits of Kanaban pull productions control systems and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about a dirty clothes hamper as a Kanban system in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about Kanban from the related lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the rules of a Kanban board

Additional Learning

Review the complementary lesson on this topic, named What is Kanban? - Definition & Types of Systems, for further information. Some objectives covered in this lesson include:

  • Explain situations in which Kanban is used
  • Define Kanban and know its meaning in Japanese
  • Understand how Kanban was developed and used
  • Differentiate between various types of Kanban systems