The Japanese        Productivity                                                                  Philosophy and Practices...
Outline  1. Philosophy  2. The Japanese worker  3. Inventory Management  4. Vendor Relations            - KANBAN  5. Techn...
1. Philosophy1. Simplicity2. Holistic view3. Excellent plan execution4. Respect and teamwork5. Continuous improvement6. Ba...
The Japanese                            Productivity© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved.   4
2. The Japanese Worker  •         Attitude  •         Employees  •         Managers  •         The interaction        •   ...
3. Inventory Management  • Very low inventory  • Scheduling  • Uploading  • Delivery  • Unloading© 2009 Factory Strategies...
4. Vendor Relations  • Close relations  • Information sharing  • Vendor close to the user© 2009 Factory Strategies Group L...
Production and Inventory Control KANBAN• What is it?  It’s a signalling system to trigger action• The essential elements o...
Production and Inventory ControlKANBAN    • When to use KANBAN?    • Benefits  © 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All ri...
Production and Inventory ControlKANBAN  • Challenges  • e- KANBAN© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved....
5. Technology  • Tools  • Computer technology  • Preventive maintenance© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights res...
6. Challenges  • Truck transportation  • Workforce  • The protectionist Japanese policy© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC...
Remark   “The Japanese people appear to be very clean. Litter is     particularly non-existent”                           ...
A new                                           mission© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved.   14
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Productivity Management- The Japanese Philosophy

  1. 1. The Japanese Productivity Philosophy and PracticesA summary and re-presentation for:A Study Mission ReportJAPANESE PRODUCTIVITYBy: John M. Burnham, CPIM, Tennessee Technological UniversityPublished by: APICS, 1983 Re-presentation by: Yasmeen Bsaiso Operations and Supply Chain Management Senior Student Supervised by: Dr. Mohammad Mady The College of Business Administration. © 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. Kuwait University
  2. 2. Outline 1. Philosophy 2. The Japanese worker 3. Inventory Management 4. Vendor Relations - KANBAN 5. Technology 6. Challenges 7. Conclusion© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 2
  3. 3. 1. Philosophy1. Simplicity2. Holistic view3. Excellent plan execution4. Respect and teamwork5. Continuous improvement6. Balance: productivity and quality (higher quality = less waste = lower costs = higher productivity)© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 3
  4. 4. The Japanese Productivity© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 4
  5. 5. 2. The Japanese Worker • Attitude • Employees • Managers • The interaction • Money • Motivation • Training and Job Rotation© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 5
  6. 6. 3. Inventory Management • Very low inventory • Scheduling • Uploading • Delivery • Unloading© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 6
  7. 7. 4. Vendor Relations • Close relations • Information sharing • Vendor close to the user© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 7
  8. 8. Production and Inventory Control KANBAN• What is it? It’s a signalling system to trigger action• The essential elements of KANBAN: 1. Stockpoint(s) 2. A Withdrawal Signal 3. Immediate Feedback 4. Frequent Replenishment © 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 8
  9. 9. Production and Inventory ControlKANBAN • When to use KANBAN? • Benefits © 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 9
  10. 10. Production and Inventory ControlKANBAN • Challenges • e- KANBAN© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 10
  11. 11. 5. Technology • Tools • Computer technology • Preventive maintenance© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 11
  12. 12. 6. Challenges • Truck transportation • Workforce • The protectionist Japanese policy© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 12
  13. 13. Remark “The Japanese people appear to be very clean. Litter is particularly non-existent” Burnham © 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 13
  14. 14. A new mission© 2009 Factory Strategies Group LLC. All rights reserved. 14
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