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1

Which of the following lean concepts can be applied to service environments?

all of the above

2

A focused factory is one that:

is small and tends to specialize.

3

A Kanban system is based on

a manual card system.

4

Which of the following is consistent with a lean perspective on set up times reduction?

...

5

The original system for eliminating waste in processes is known as

the Toyota Production System

6

Which of the following would you NOT expect to see in a lean manufacturing plant?
Answer

Waste

7

In a lean system, preventive maintenance is:

the responsibility of machine operators

8

External setups

Can be done while the machine is running

9

The philosophy of JIT

Originated in Japan

10

If it is desired to reduce the amount of inventory in the system, the number of Kanban cards should

Be decreased

11

Inspection in a lean plant is

done by machines whenever possible

12

Synchronization and balance refers to:

reduction of bottlenecks.

13

In a lean system, quality is:

built in, not inspected in

14

Lean management regards excess inventory as

waste.

15

Group technology includes grouping:

machines by product.

16

Which of the following lean concepts as identified by Duclos, Siha, and Lummus can be applied to service environments?

all of the above

17

Some excess capacity in a lean system:

is not considered to be a serious problem

18

Which of the following is NOT associated with lean production?

Increased Holding Costs

19

In a restaurant, synchronization and balance is

a requirement.

20

Lean high quality depends on

each worker being his own inspector.

21

For the current month using lean production

For the current month using lean production

22

Which of the following lean concepts is NOT applicable to service environments?

Well defined work rules defining specific authority for labor

23

What is the term that means giving workers authority to stop the production line when quality problems are encountered?

Jidoka

24

Which of the following is a TRUE statement about lean management?

Lean is a management philosophy.

25

Which of the Seven Deadly Wastes involves workers who are idle?

Waiting time