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    Lean Manafacturing, Six Sigma, Sociotechnical Manufacturing

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    Describes lean manufacturing, lean six sigma, and socio-technical manufacturing. Compare and contrasts the approaches in a short write-up. Provides three references.

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    Lean manufacturing is basically assembly line methodology that disburses components along the assembly line instead of in a centralized location. By doing so, waste is reduced and productivity is increased (wiseGeek, 2011). In a super simplified format I think of this as storing the paper next to the copier instead of in a supply room. That way there is little to no wasted time going to the ...

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    The solution explains lean manufacturing, lean six sigma, and socio-technical manufacturing and compares and contrasts the approaches. References are provided.