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The perfect engine : how to win in the new demand economy by building to order with fewer resources

Author: Anand Sharma; Patricia E Moody
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors examine how "pull" production systems outperform "push" systems by reducing inventory, decreasing cycle time, minimizing floor space, and eliminating waste.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anand Sharma; Patricia E Moody
ISBN: 074320381X 9780743203814
OCLC Number: 47092059
Description: xvi, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Foreword / Lloyd Ward, former CEO of Maytag Corporation --
Preface : Today's manufacturing challenge --
Better way --
WHACK! What doesn't work and why --
LeanSigma leadership --
Preparation for transformation and innovation --
Lean production system --
Lean ergonomics and safety --
Design for LeanSigma --
Maintaining the gains in a culture of change --
Value chain --
Future.
Responsibility: Anand Sharma, Patricia E. Moody.
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Using three case studies - Maytag, Pella and Mercedes Benz - Anand Sharma and Patricia Moody demonstrate how the use of their manufacturing technique, 3P Kaizen Breakthrough, has led to dramatic  Read more...

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Harry D. SchulmanChief Operating Officer and President, Applica Consumer Products, Inc.Every manufacturing company executive should rush out and buy this book. Using LeanSigma methodology, Sharma is Read more...

 
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