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Subject:Re: Another word for "Paperwork" From:"Barry Baldwin" <barry -dot- baldwin -at- gmail -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Tue, 5 Aug 2008 14:33:25 -0400
I work for a Toyota supplier, and in the Japanese manufacturing world, we
call this a "kanban," which is then linked to other data and documents.
Kanban can be translated a few different ways, but basically, it means
But each data "packet" has a separate name, all referenced by kanban number.
I'm guessing you don't work for a Japanese company :^)
I'm guessing, but maybe "production sequence data" or "production data" or
"production packet" or just "packet" or you could invent a word like
On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 1:01 PM, Hemstreet, Deborah <DHemstreet -at- kaydon -dot- com>wrote:
> Hi All,
> We have a flowchart with the word "Paperwork" on it.
> This means the job travelers, or packets that go with a manufactured
> product through the process... Currently paper process. However this
> will soon be automated. Same functions but no "paper".
> Someone here is concerned about the word "paperwork" and they don't want
> the word "documentation". Can anyone suggest another word that would do
> the job so we don't have to update the flow-chart again in a few months?
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