Ch 47 - Key terms

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Cell production
Involves producing a "family of products" in a small self-contained unit (a cell) within a factory.
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Just-in-time manufacturing
A production technique which is highly responsive to customer orders ad uses very little stock holding
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Kaizen
A Japanese term which means continuous improvment
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Lead time
The time between receiving an order and making a delivery
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Lean production
An approach to production aimed at reducing the quantity of resources used
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Multi-skilling
Where workers are trained in more than one skill which enables them to do a range of jobs
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A production technique which is highly responsive to customer orders ad uses very little stock holding

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A Japanese term which means continuous improvment

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The time between receiving an order and making a delivery

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