How Lean Production Affects Suppliers


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Which company started lean production?

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1. Which of the following is true?


How do suppliers benefit from working with lean production businesses?

A: increased workflow

B: clear purchase orders

C: increased efficiency

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and printable worksheet will help you review the main details presented in the corresponding lesson on lean production and suppliers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you about the following:

  • Company that was first to use lean production
  • Lean production characteristics
  • Benefits for suppliers in working with lean production businesses
  • Beneficiaries between lean production businesses and their suppliers
  • Most efficient way to make products with lean production

Skills Practiced

The quiz assesses the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding efficiency and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the most efficient way to make products when using lean production
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify characteristics of lean production

Additional Learning

You can find out more by completing the lesson titled How Lean Production Affects Suppliers. Access information about:

  • Lean production effects on waste
  • Steps suppliers can take
  • Suppliers' potential downside