What was the main cause and effect of the big layoff in

Question 1: Watch the Harley-Davidson video.  (http://youtu.be/Ul6mZws5fWA, http://youtu.be/7OivDtaCaYo)

(a) What was the main cause and effect of the big layoff in 1980s?

(b) How did they revive from the difficulties? What was the main strategy they used?

(c) Explain the three elements of Harley Davidson's Just-in Time Program in detail.

Question 2: Watch the Stockless Production video. (http://youtu.be/3AcYubyRgl0 , http://youtu.be/XTrFxhl8PEY)

(a) Fill-up the following table.


Push Pull (3) Pull (1)
Space 


WIP 


CT 


Rework Q'ty 


Q. Problem 


(b) What terminology in the table was used incorrectly?

(c) What are the benefits to use the lean manufacturing strategy? Explain it in the layman's words.

Question 3: Aggregate demand for a plant for a six-month period is given below. Production capacity for each month is 3200 units except in month 3 and month 6 it goes down to 2500. No shortages are permitted.

(a) Obtain production plan with the "Chase Strategy". If you have make changes to the basic plan, produce as close to the desired month as possible. The first adjustment is regarding to the excess demands for period 4 and the second one to the excess demands for period 6.

Period  1 2 3 4 5 6
Aggregate  2000 3000 2100 3300 3000 4000
Demand 





Basic Plan 





Inventory 





Adjustment 1





Inventory 





Adjustment 2





Inventory 





(b) Obtain production plan with the "Level Strategy".

Period  1 2 3 4 5 6
Aggregate  2000 3000 2100 3300 3000 4000
Demand 





Basic Plan 





Inventory 





Adjustmen





Inventory 





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4/19/2016 4:51:02 AM

These following questions that is based on Stockless Production video as well Harley-Davidson video Question 1: Watch the Harley-Davidson video. (a) What was the major grounds and consequence of the big layoff in 1980s? (b) How did they revive from the difficulties? What was the major tactic they used? (c) Describe the three elements of Harley Davidson's Just-in Time Program in detail. Question 2: Watch the Stockless Production video. (a) Fill-up the subsequent table. Q. Issues (b) What terminology in the table was utilized imperfectly? (c) What are the advantages to employ the lean manufacturing strategy? Describe it in the layman's words.