Ch 8: Sustainability & Lean Management Systems

About This Chapter

Make use of the lessons our subject matter experts have created on sustainability and lean management systems. Each of the video lessons in this series have a self-assessment quiz at the end to test your understanding of the material covered.

Sustainability & Lean Management Systems - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Incorporating lean management systems into an organization can be a choice a management team will make. The lessons our instructors have developed on this subject are short, engaging and enjoyable. This chapter is designed to teach you:

  • What impact supply chain choices can have on the environment
  • The effect of a just in time system on cash flow
  • How the lean organization has a competitive advantage over the traditional organization

Lesson Objective
Supply Chain Sustainability: Environmentally Sound Choices Explain what supply chain sustainability is and what the organization can do to make it more sustainable.
Just in Time Inventory: Definition, Advantages & Examples Point out how just in time matches production and inventory to customer demand.
Lean Organizational Structure Compare the lean organization with a traditional organization.
The 5S Approach to Waste Elimination for Lean Businesses Evaluate waste elimination and the 5S approach: sort, set, shine, standardize and sustain.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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