Utilizing lean process improvement methodology to address marker band shortage
Asare, Richard O.
University of Wisconsin-Stout
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This study examined how lean process improvement practices coupled with process assessment were utilized to address component or raw material shortage on a production assembly line. The used of lean process improvements tools, such as value stream map, fishbone diagram, scrap data collection sheet as well as process assessment forms, helped bring a tremendous improvement to the production assembly Line One of Company XYZ, which had been struggling to alleviate this problem for years. Chapter I contains the introduction, problem statement, the purpose of the study, assumptions, as well as the limitation to this study. Chapter II discusses the literature review of related subject, which gave added understanding to the topic. Chapter III discusses the methodology, followed by the results presented in Chapter IV. Finally, Chapter V provides a reflection on the whole research, conclusion and recommendation by the researcher.
Factors of production
Assembly-line methods--Case studies