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Using the various concepts described in the text, chapters 3, 7, 8, 9, 14, 

and 17 analyze the use of the following by various companies to describe which 
operations management principle, concept, or technique may be guiding the design 
of the process and what the exact benefit is. Several Web sites are provided to 
be of assistance to supplement the text:

  1. A closed track race car pit crew can change tires, fill the gas tank, adjust 
    the suspension, do minor body work, and tune the engine in 17 seconds; however, 
    it can take up to 3 days for the same work to be done at a local garage or auto 

    • http://setupreduction.blogspot.com/2008/09/shingos-insight-separate-internal-end.html

    • http://www.systems2win.com/solutions/SMED.htm


  1. Large passenger jets preload luggage into large aluminum containers that 
    are put onto the plane, whereas smaller planes get loaded one bag at a time. 

    • Please use the same links as listed in question 1.

    • Hint: Think about when an airline is making money and when its planes are on 
      the ground or in the air.


  1. To avoid the obsolete inventory inherent with manufacturing fashion goods, 
    like women’s sweaters, a sweater manufacturer did not add color to the sweaters 
    produced until real orders were in hand, as compared to making them based on a 

    • http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/524/1/VBTO_for_MC.pdf

    • http://www.essays.se/essay/da60b9a821/


  1. A large insurance company, which normally takes 3 weeks to handle home 
    casualty claims, sends an RV down to a hurricane site with a small group of 
    people and is able to process claims in 30 minutes.
  2. APA 6.0 required
  3. References required also
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