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Hitchhiker's guide to lean

Author: Jamie Flinchbaugh; Andy Carlino
Publisher: Dearborn, MI : Society of Manufacturing Engineers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hitchhikers do not travel a fixed path. They intentionally wander so they can learn and grow along the way. Embarking on the lean journey is similar; there are many roads on which to wander and no single one is right for all. The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean: Lessons from the Road reveals the most critical lessons learned over the authors' combined 30-plus years of exploring the lean highways."--BOOK JACKET.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Flinchbaugh; Andy Carlino
ISBN: 0872638316 9780872638310
OCLC Number: 68965601
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 196 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Think first : five principles of lean --
2. People need leadership, not management : five leadership moves for lean --
3. Learning can be expensive : five common lean pitfalls (and how to avoid them) --
4. A thousand-step journey : five phases of the transformation roadmap --
5. Pulling it all together : five dimensions of an operating system --
6. Relearning to count : five lean accounting principles --
7. Move it or lose it : five keys to lean material management --
8. Service on a silver platter : five factors for lean service --
9. The transformation of one : five practices for personal lean --
10. Conversations from the road.
Responsibility: Jamie Flinchbaugh, Andy Carlino ; with foreword by Dennis Pawley.
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