Lean Operations and Scheduling

Lean manufacturing is a philosophy of production that focuses on the minimization of resources used throughout the organization in the production of goods and services. Lean manufacturing involves identifying and eliminating non-value adding activities in design, production, supply-chain management, and dealing with the customers.

Select a manufacturing business in the Middle East and discuss the following:

What the company does
Its value-adding and non-value adding activities, including tools for Lean Six Sigma such as just-in-time manufacturing
Any rapid change-over activities the company uses or could use
The company’s employee empowerment opportunities

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