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Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production / Edition 1

Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production / Edition 1

by Taiichi Ohno, Norman Bodek
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In this classic text, Taiichi Ohno—inventor of the Toyota Production System and Lean manufacturing—shares the genius that sets him apart as one of the most disciplined and creative thinkers of our time. Combining his candid insights with a rigorous analysis of Toyota's attempts at Lean production, Ohno's book explains how Lean principles can improve any production endeavor. A historical and philosophical description of just-in-time and Lean manufacturing, this work is a must read for all students of human progress. On a more practical level, it continues to provide inspiration and instruction for those seeking to improve efficiency through the elimination of waste.

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ISBN-13: 9780915299140
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/28/1988
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 259,239
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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agilereader on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is an amazing book. Together with "The Machine That Changed the World." It completely transformed the way I thought about how things get made.