In the Toyota Production System (lean), which statement best describes the planning process?
A. A separate planning department comprised of forecasting and marketing experts continually assesses and reassesses marketing trends to respond effectively to new customers needs B. Significant data is collected and mined to determine trends and how to respond as a company to results of econometrics models C. An extension of MBO, which focuses on objectives and process, long- and short-term plan-do-check-ACT cycles, consensus building and alignment, catch ball, and people focus. D. ERP and supply chain software collects the data for analysis, the planning dept. analyzes the data, top management analyze the results and develop a plan, which is reviewed by key workers.