Eddie Davilla shares the primary operations principles that lead to low waste systems.
- In the crazy world in which we live, … many of us do our best keep things simple. … We develop routines, we minimize our belongings, … we eliminate clutter from our lives, … we try and find the fastest routes to our destination. … Why? … We think that this will lead us to a better quality of life. … One where we can make fewer mistakes, … better utilize our resources. … It might even give us more time … to evaluate new opportunities. … Plus, if we do make mistakes, … an organized lifestyle provides us … a better environment to develop solutions, … versus finding solutions in a life … already filled with chaos. … Companies what the same things. … They want predictable outcomes, low inventories, … minimal waste, high quality, … and they also want an organized workplace … that is conducive to finding and fixing problems. … This is the heart of what companies call lean manufacturing. … Giving the customer what they want, … but doing it without any waste. … That's a tough task, isn't it? …
- Understanding operations management
- Making key inventory decisions
- Balancing holding costs and ordering costs
- Choosing a production strategy and facility layout
- Managing waiting-line systems
- Defining quality and improving quality
- Managing business processes
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Operations
2. Managing Inventory Basics
3. Making Products and Services
4. Managing Waiting Lines Basics
5. Quality Control Basics
6. Operations at the Office
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