Work Ethics Of Japanese Manufacturing Management

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Lean is a perfect way of approach if any task is to be done instantly and without waste which eventually helps in saving working capital and productivity. JIT(just-in-time) is a concept introduced by Toyota group to improve return on investment on inventory, which is also known as Japanese manufacturing management. According to general manager it may be possible using JIT techniques. The below are the considerable points to conclude with the appropriate decision.
Lean Philosophy
The basic factors can be summarised as:
Management Discipline
Waste control and
Quality improvement
JIT Techniques
It focus on continuous improvements in quality of manufacturing.
Efficient use of resource.
Adopting work ethics of Japanese
Reduce waste
Better response for Consumer needs and supplier relationship.
Works on 5S’s of workplace improvement

1. To what extent could or should Deane expect to apply the philosophies and techniques of JIT/Lean to the running of a staircase cell?
The physical key components for a stair case-
Base rail, newel post, newel cap, treads, handrails, risers, spindle, strings.
As per the given data the routing will be standard for the staircase, all the staircase are special and produced by timber in a large quantity with low cost. Mostly experienced joiners are also trained for specific works and long process of different products. Simple product structures which have routings with high repeatability are prime candidates for pull control.
At the date of the case,…

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