Biography[ edit ] Taylor was born in to a Quaker family in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Taylor's father, Franklin Taylor, a Princeton -educated lawyer, built his wealth on mortgages. His mother's ancestor, Edward Winslowwas one of the fifteen original Mayflower Pilgrims who brought servants or children, and one of eight who had the honorable distinction of Mister.
Glossary of Lean Production Related Terms The following contains a sometimes commented glossary of terms related to lean manufacturing or production management with a brief definition. The list includes a lot of Japanese terms, although almost all of them can also easily be explained using English terms, which are also given.
This list is ever expanding but never complete, as the tendency to invent new terms or buzzwords outstrips the ability Activity 1 ford and taylorism any lexicographer. While a lot of the terms below are useful, many of them seem to have been invented solely to sell more products and services to industry using fancy buzzwords.
To make things easier for you I have marked which terms are in my opinion more or less relevant: A full bullet indicates a more relevant term.
Those will help you in your daily Lean related work. A circle bullet indicates a less relevant term. Those are less useful to me but can be used to bedazzle others with fancy language or to avoid being bedazzled by others.
Please let me know if you think there are any terms missing. Short for the words Muda wasteMura unevennessand Muri overburden. However, I think you are perfectly fine with sticking to the original 3M. Product design process developed initially at Volkswagen focusing in manufacturability. One of its key features is the use of models or prototypes for assembly tests.
Sometimes one of these 3R is swapped with Genchi for the real place or Genchi Genbutsu for going and seeing the real place. Common structure for potential causes for Problem Solving methods, for example as the bones of the Fish Bone Diagram.
This is often expanded into 8M, including additionally management, milieu, measurement, and money.
Otherwise, everything else is the same. See 5 S for more. In English also sometimes translated into 5 C.
Series of questions sometimes used in Problem Solving to understand the breadth of a situation. Similar but for a different purpose than the 5 Why in Japan. Originally a quality-based approach to manufacturing, requiring six standard deviations actually 4. Has by now expanded to include all of lean manufacturing and is hence often called Lean Six Sigma.
Six Sigma is well known for its lean training organization awarding green belts and Black Beltsalthough a black belt does not automatically mean that the person has experience in lean. See also my post on Six Sigma. Traditionally, waste Muda is grouped into seven types. The seven types of waste commonly used in lean are in the original sequence of Ohno starting with the worst overproduction, waiting of operatorsunnecessary transport, over-processing, inventory, movement of operatorsand defects and rework.
Many more types of waste have been added in the western world, most prominently wasted human creativity — although I am a fan of the original seven types from Toyota.
See Tim Wood for an easy to remember mnemonic, although the sequence is not in the original priority. Method developed at Ford in for Problem Solving based on eight disciplines, although a ninth discipline Number 0 has later been added.
The disciplines in order are: List of aspects that have to be right in supply chain management or purchasing.Glossary of Collective Bargaining Terms and Selected Labor Topics. GLOSSARY of COLLECTIVE BARGAINING TERMS.
and OTHER LABOR RELATED TOPICS. ABEYANCE – The placement of a pending grievance (or motion) by mutual agreement of the parties, outside the specified time limits until a later date when it may be taken up and processed.. ABOOD v. According to Taylor (), Taylorism represents a type of management that subscribes to scientific principles and it emphasizes on the creation of efficiency through the evaluation of different stages of production and breaking down of tasks into smaller segments.
Glossary of Collective Bargaining Terms and Selected Labor Topics. GLOSSARY of COLLECTIVE BARGAINING TERMS. and OTHER LABOR RELATED TOPICS. ABEYANCE – The placement of a pending grievance (or motion) by mutual agreement of the parties, outside the specified time limits until a later date when it may be taken up .
Since all companies have operations, i.e. certain ways to create an optimal output from various input sources, whether it be manufacturing physical products or offering services, it is good to be familiar with the basics of managing these operations.
Especially as mastering these basics can directly support your business goals. In this article, we will . How Do We Manage Production Processes? Serial processes where there are dependencies between one step and another are a relatively new phenomenon.
Each blog should be in two sections: Section 1 lists the key ideas you have extracted from the prescribed e-learning activity.
In Section 2 you apply those ideas to your own experience, to an organisation you know and to the topic(s) of this subject/5().