Improving Delivery Through Kanban Production Control

Kanban is a form of communication for managing and ensuring Just-In-Time (JIT) production. Addition of Kanban Production Control will not only enable a company to deliver to its customer’s on time but also would improve delivery from suppliers. Two most common and successful methods that are used to improve delivery consist of: Kanban refers to…

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Lean Manufacturing Strategy: Is It A “Humane” Approach?

This article is set to argue whether lean manufacturing strategy is a “humane” approach to the management of organisations. The main theme of this paper is to present arguments regarding the effects lean manufacturing has in a lean organisation in terms of the impact to workers and the organisation as a whole. Dimancescu et al.…

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Beating Recession With A Black Belt

In the current economic downturn, many companies are looking for ways to cut operational costs in order to stay competitive. One of the methodologies available is Six Sigma and it can be applied in any organisation whether in a manufacturing or service industry. It has been proven across a wide range of industries including automotive,…

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Six Sigma In Project Management

Competition is increasing rapidly and it is not good enough to complete the projects within time and budget, but the aim is to understand the Voice of Customers (VOC). In the last few decades, the project management concept and its techniques have established proven practices and demonstrated their worth within several organisations. But the continuing…

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Annotated methodological review of Lean Six Sigma

The mounting trend and concern of competition in the business industry led to the approach of seeking better ways of doing things in the management purview. Quality management used to be a peripheral expanse to the core management structure within organizations. This however changed the course of how quality used to be seen which now, is more of anoverriding management phenomenon that organizations use to manoeuvre business objectives effectively.

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