New PDF release: Card-Based Control Systems for a Lean Work Design: The

By Matthias Thurer,Mark Stevenson,Charles Protzman

ISBN-10: 1138437905

ISBN-13: 9781138437906

ISBN-10: 1498746942

ISBN-13: 9781498746946

Many retailers have simplified their creation regulate through the use of card-based structures equivalent to kanban and incessant Work-in-Process (ConWIP). even if those structures offer an easy and powerful visible process for controlling production and repair operations, all too many retailers fight with failed implementations or in attaining effects that fall less than expectancies. those results might be attributed to a terrible healthy among the particular keep watch over challenge and the answer applied.

This ebook takes a special method of such a lot different books at the subject—as it begins with an advent to the keep watch over problem, rather than the keep an eye on solution. Card-Based regulate platforms for a Lean paintings layout outlines how the issues encountered in average production outlets and repair prone will be characterised, which permits for more advantageous challenge diagnosis.

The first 4 chapters of the publication lay the rules for challenge prognosis. the following 3 chapters then talk about, in series, all of the 3 "traditional" card-based regulate platforms: kanban, ConWIP, and Paired-cell Overlapping Loops of playing cards with Authorization (POLCA). The ebook explains how every one of those card-based keep an eye on platforms works and identifies the explicit kind of keep watch over challenge to which each and every approach applies.

The subsequent chapters specialise in regulate of stability via Card-Based Navigation (COBACABANA), a procedure constructed for high-variety outlets generating made-to-order, custom-made items. this can be the 1st e-book to debate this novel procedure, inclusive of using playing cards to estimate due dates or supply time allowances.

The publication closes with a framework that offers information on which procedure to use. This framework contrasts the keep an eye on challenge with the keep watch over resolution. the possibility of combining card-based structures is usually mentioned to create a nested solution.

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