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1- What potential problems must the operations manager deal with in developing and scheduling lean production?

2- When is it necessary to utilize a real-time information system in scheduling a lean system? Why?

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1- What potential problems must the operations manager deal with in developing and scheduling lean production?

Below are 3 of the potential problems operations managers can experience and must effectively solve in every lean production scheduling (this list in by no means exhaustive!).

a. Although some production operations are consistent and their production cycles and schedules are relatively easy to manage, there are some that are plagued with extremely high volatility in the demand. This can be coupled with the difficulties produced from non-repetitive demand by customers and the difficulties of planning production of a broad and fragmented product line.
b. Lean processes dictate that ...

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