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Staircase production Company Assignment

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Added on: 2022-11-17 05:09:56
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You are required to read the case study "Staircase production Company" and write a maximum of 2500 words covering the following tasks:

Part 1:

Task 1: To what extent could or should Deane expect to apply the philosophies and techniques of JIT/Lean to the running of a staircase cell?

Task 2: What are likely to be the main categories of costs and benefits in establishing the cell? Are there any non-financial benefits which should be taken into account?

Task 3: At what stage, and how, should Deane sell his idea to the Joinery Manager and the workers?

Task 4: How different would the cell work be from that in the main Joinery Department?

Task 5: What risks are associated with Deane's proposal?

Part 2:

Task 1: Use the information given in the second part of the case study and take the right decision to construct suitable control charts and comment on how the process is behaving? You need also to justify your choice of the charts.

Task 2: Based on the information given in both table 1 and table 2, calculate the DPMOs of the process and identify the Sigma quality levels of the staircase production line? What is your observation and what were the possible actions Dean and his team may applied to improve the DPMO within the company?

Task 3:

Identify the rolled Throughput Yield of the entire (staircase, doors and windows) joinery production line?

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