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OPS 571 Week 6 DQ 1
"You don't inspect quality into a product; you have to build it in." Discuss the implications of this statement. ..
OPS 571 Week 6 DQ 10
Discuss the technique of Poka Yoke and give a practical example from everyday life. ..
OPS 571 Week 6 DQ 2
Do you think that quality control has any more value in either of these methodologies? ..
OPS 571 Week 6 DQ 3
Explain how a non bottleneck can become a bottleneck. ..
OPS 571 Week 6 DQ 4
Would you try to solve for these non-bottlenecks becoming bottlenecks?  How could you prevent this from happening in the future? ..
OPS 571 Week 6 DQ 5
SPC can also be really helpful with forecasting various figures for an organization. The forecasting function is very important to the long term health of an organization. Statistical evalua..
OPS 571 Week 6 DQ 6
Students often shy away from dealing with metrics.  However, this is the only way you can tell for sure if your changes to a process make a difference.  Metrics can be small - like the time ..
OPS 571 Week 6 DQ 7
Six sigma means an operation that is so perfect it creates only about 3 defects per million opportunities. I believe there is a flaw in this definition, because it is impossible to identify all of the..
OPS 571 Week 6 DQ 8
I really like how this chapter infuses various manufacturing techniques into process development and process flow. Further it looks at how bottlenecks affect a process and how quality control is essen..
OPS 571 Week 6 DQ 9
How would you, in your own words, briefly describe Goldratt's Theory of Constraints? ..
OPS 571 Week 6 Operations Management Analysis & Implementation Plan
Instructions: Complete a global competitive landscape and supply chain scan for your selected organization and industry. You are expected to apply the tools, concepts, and methodologies that you ha..