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A study of the Toyota production system from an industrial engineering viewpoint

Author: Shigeo Shingō; Andrew P Dillon
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Productivity Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Presents an industrial engineering rationale for the priority of process-based over operational improvements in manufacturing. This book explains the basic mechanisms of the Toyota production system,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shigeo Shingō; Andrew P Dillon
ISBN: 0915299178 9780915299171
OCLC Number: 19740349
Notes: Translation of: Toyota seisan hōshiki no IE-teki kōsatsu.
Includes index.
Description: xxxiv, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Fundamental production improvement --
-Introduction --
Improving process --
Improving operations --
Conclusions on developing non-stock production --
A study of the Toyota Production System from an industrial engineering viewpoint --
The principles of the Toyota Production System --
Mechanics of the Toyota Production System: improving process-leveling and the Nagara System --
Mechanics of the Toyota Production System: improving operations --
The evolution of the Kanban System --
Some peripheral but important issues --
The future course of the Toyota Production System --
Implementing the Toyota Production System --
The Toyota Production System in summary.
Other Titles: Toyota seisan hōshiki no IE-teki kōsatsu.
Responsibility: Shigeo Shingo ; newly translated by Andrew P. Dillon ; with a foreword by Norman Bodek.
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