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Card-based control systems for a lean work design : the fundamentals of kanban, ConWIP, POLCA, and COBACABANA

Author: Matthias Thurer; Mark Stevenson, (Industrial engineer); Charles Protzman
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2016]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthias Thurer; Mark Stevenson, (Industrial engineer); Charles Protzman
ISBN: 9781498746946 1498746942
OCLC Number: 933211500
Description: xxvi, 193 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Basic ConceptsHighlightsWhat Is a Production/Service System?What Is a Business Operation/Process?What Does a Card-Based Control System Actually Control?Why Use a Card-Based Control System Rather than the Latest Technology?Summary: What Card-Based Control Systems Do (And What They Do Not Do) 20Highlights RevisitedBasic Principles Underpinning a Card-Based Control SystemHighlightsInput/Output ControlVisualizing the Stability of the Shop Floor/Station: The Throughput DiagramSummary: Input/Output Control Underpinning Card-Based ControlHighlights RevisitedSimplified Scheduling through Pool Sequencing and a Shop Floor Dispatching RuleHighlightsSome Rules for Priority Dispatching on the Shop FloorVisualizing On-Time Performance: The Order Progress DiagramSummary: Simplified Scheduling through Priority DispatchingHighlights RevisitedHow to Diagnose a Control Problem?HighlightsCriterion 1: Make/Produce/Assemble/Build/Serve, etc. To-Stock or To-Order Criterion 2: The Customer Penetration (Inventory/Order Separation) PointCriterion 3: Routing CharacteristicsCriterion 4: Variability and Uncertainty in Resource RequirementsSummary: Diagnosing the Control ProblemHighlights RevisitedThe Inventory Control Problem: Kanban SystemsHighlightsKanban for the Internal Supply Chain: The Six Rules of Kanban SystemsWork-in-Process Kanban vs. Production KanbanKanban for Shop Floor ControlApplicability of Kanban SystemsSummary: Kanban SystemsHighlights RevisitedThe Low Variability Order Control Problem: ConWIPHighlightsConWIP: How Does It Work?The Applicability of ConWIPSummary: ConWIPHighlights RevisitedInventory Control Plus Material Requirements Planning for the Order Control Problem: POLCAHighlightsPaired-Cell Overlapping Loops of Cards with Authorization (POLCA): How Does It Work?Applicability of POLCASummary: POLCAHighlights RevisitedHow to Solve the High Variety Order Control Problem: COBACABANAHighlightsControl of Balance by Card-Based Navigation (COBACABANA)COBACABANA: How Does It Work?Balancing Workloads: The Main Order Release Function of COBACABANACOBACABANA Recognizes the Difference between Direct and Indirect WorkSimplifying the Need for Processing Time EstimationsCOBACABANA and High Processing Time Variability: Starvation AvoidancePremature Station Idleness and Order ReleaseSummary: COBACABANAHighlights RevisitedCOBACABANA's Card-Based System for Delivery Time Estimation HighlightsCard-Based Delivery Time Estimation: How Does It Work?COBACABANA as a Comprehensive SystemUsing the Salesperson's Display for Output ControlSummary: COBACABANA's Delivery Date Estimation ProcedureHighlights RevisitedSummary: Framework of ApplicabilityHighlightsLoop Structure and Its Implications for the Application of Card-Based SystemsCard Properties and Their Implications for the Application of Card-Based SystemsThe Need for IT Support and Its Implications for the Application of Card-Based SystemsFinal Considerations: Nested Card-Based Control SystemsImplementation InformationReferencesAppendix: Summary of Card-Based SystemsIndex
Responsibility: Matthias Thürer, Mark Stevenson, Charles Protzman.

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