From the end of Chapter 13, answer Discussion Question 4: The chapter notesthat kanban is not a planning tool but a control mechanism. What does this mean? How does the Marsica MRP-kanban example in Example 13.4 in Chapter 13 of the textbook illustrate the point?

Required Resources


Bozarth, C. C., & Handfield, R. B. (2016). Introduction to operations and supply chain management (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.


SAP Industry Solutions (Links to an external site.). (