Lean Manufacturing & the Theory of Constraints


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In business, eliminating waste that does NOT contribute value is known as what?

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1. The theory of constraints wants _____, and lean manufacturing wants _____.

2. Which of the following is considered a constraint in the theory of constraints?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine how much you know about lean manufacturing and the Theory of Constraints by using this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions will inquire regarding lean manufacturing, the Theory of Constraints, and examples of constraints.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on the following topics:

  • Eliminating waste that doesn't contribute value
  • Aims of lean manufacturing
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Examples of constraints
  • Making changes to areas in need of improvement

Skills Practiced

These guides provide a chance to exemplify your skill in:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on lean manufacturing and Theory of Constraints
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the aims of lean manufacturing and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of constraints

Additional Learning

Be sure to review the complementary lesson entitled Lean Manufacturing & the Theory of Constraints to keep on learning about this business subject. This lesson covers multiple goals such as:

  • Explain why the Theory of Constraints and lean manufacturing are often combined
  • Know common example of constraints according to the theory
  • Apply what you've learned to a realistic business scenario