GSCM 520 Week 3 Case Study Value Stream Mapping



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GSCM 520 DeVry Week 3 Case Study

GSCM 520 DeVry Week 3 Case Study


Value Stream Mapping

Review the Value Stream Mapping case study on page 428 in the textbook, and refer to the questions noted in Doc Sharing.

You might want to use Microsoft Visio software to create a Value Stream Map. See the Syllabus for tips on using MS Visio. You may already have Visio installed on your computer; if not, you can access the software from the iLab under Course Home.

Compose an APA-formatted Word document, no more than three pages in length; please answer each of the questions from the presented case study of your choice.

Submit your assignment to the Dropbox located on the silver tab at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these″>step-by-step instructions or watch this″>Dropbox Tutorial.

See the Syllabus section “Due Dates for Assignments & Exams” for due date information.

Case—Value Stream Mapping (p. 428)

In a three-page paper, answer the following.

  • Eliminating the queue of work dramatically quickens the time it takes a part to flow through a system. What are the disadvantages of removing those cues?
  • How do you think the machine operators would react to the change?
  • What would you do to ensure that the operators were busy?