Think of a problem, any organizational or personal problem will do.
In order to uncover the “root cause” of the problem, Consider the “Continuous Improvement Tools” on page 91 and 92 of the text.
Construct a “Cause and Effect diagram”, and “5 Whys”, which speak to root cause, and possible solutions.
Please answer the following questions in a MS Word document:
Cover page with name, access ID, date.
A full and vibrant Discussion of the questions
Name the major characters.
What does Alex determine the Goal is?
Describe the “Boy Scout Hike”, and discuss similarities with a “Manufacturing Plant”.
What is a “bottleneck”?
What were the bottlenecks found in the company?
How were the bottlenecks solved?
Describe the “Theory of Constraints” in your own words.
Do you have a “Jonah”?
For Exam 1, please answer and discuss all issues with your own thoughts and ideas.
Cutting and pasting from internet sources is discouraged and should be minimized.
You may paraphrase researched material, but the words should be your own.
Please rewrite all submissions with a “similarity score” above 15%.
Re-submit through the assignment; it will not delete the first submission. I can view all submitted papers.
I look forward to reading your thoughts and ideas on the issues.