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Becoming lean : inside stories of U.S. manufacturers

Becoming lean : inside stories of U.S. manufacturers

Author: Jeffrey K Liker
Publisher: New York, NY : Productivity Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey K Liker
ISBN: 9781563271731 1563271737
OCLC Number: 699025523
Description: XVII, 535 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: 1. Introduction: Bringing Lean Back to the U.S.A.2. Bringing the Toyota Production System to the United States: A Personal Perspective3. Japanese Education and Its Role in Kaizen4. Lean Manufacturing Practices at Small and Medium Sized U.S. Parts Suppliers: Does it Work?5. Transforming a Plant to Lean in a Large, Traditional Company: Delphi Saginaw Steering Systems, GM6. Making Leather Leaner: The Garden State Tanning Story7. Learning About Lean Systems at Freundenberg-NOK: Where Continuous Improvement Is a Way of Life8. The Donnelly Production System: Lean at Grand Haven9. Implementing Lean Manufacturing at Gelman Sciences,Inc.10. Cedar Works: Making the Transition to Lean11. Operational Excellence: A Manufacturing Metamorphosis at Western Geophysical Exploration Products12. The Success and Failures of Implementing Continuous Improvement Programs: Cases of Seven Automotive Parts Suppliers13. Lean Production-The Challenge of Multidimensional Change14. Crossroads: Which Way Will You Turn on the Road to Lean?15. Conclusion: What We Have Learned About Becoming Lean
Responsibility: Jeffrey K. Liker, ed.


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