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America's best : IndustryWeek's guide to world-class manufacturing plants

Author: Theodore B Kinni
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1990, Industry Week magazine established a prestigious new competition, the America's Best Plants Award, designed to recognize and honor the top manufacturing operations in the nation. Now these award-winning plants are profiled in America's Best, a unique reference that takes an in-depth look at leading-edge manufacturing, while providing personal experience from the field, America's Best offers practical
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kinni, Theodore B., 1956-
America's best.
New York : Wiley, ©1996
(OCoLC)988741939
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore B Kinni
ISBN: 0471160024 9780471160021
OCLC Number: 35183917
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 429 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Section 1, manufacturing excellence: the lessons of America's best. Becoming a best plant --
Customer focus --
Quality --
Agility --
Employee imvolvement --
Supply management --
Technology --
Product development --
Environmental responsibility and employeee safety --
Corporate citizenship --
Section 2, America's best plants. Individual plant profiles --
Statistical profile --
Assessmement survey.
Other Titles: Industry week.
Responsibility: Theodore B. Kinni.
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Detailing the individual components of world-class manufacturing, this book offers practical guidelines that help managers make strategic decisions regarding their own organizations. It begins with  Read more...

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