For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com BUS 307 Week 5 DQ 2 Calculation of Kanban Cards Calculation of Kanban Cards. From the end of Chapter 16, answer Discussion Question 4: The chapter notes that kanban is not a planning tool but a control mechanism. What does this mean? How does the Marsica MRP-kanban example in Example 16.4 in Chapter 16 of the textbook illustrate the point? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.