The transportation costs for the Ultamyacin
are high, but so are the costs of building an entirely new manufacturing
facility. A description of the processes is listed. The company does not know
how to proceed but is beginning to embrace TQM thinking. To encourage this new
direction, you want to bring more information and analysis to the next
management meeting. You believe Deming's steps could be applied here, as well
as process mapping to determine what the company should do next.
Research each of Deming's 14 points for
Create an ideal process map with minimal
waste. How will the new process meet each of Deming's 14 points?