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Henry Ford's lean vision : enduring principles from the first ford motor plant

Henry Ford's lean vision : enduring principles from the first ford motor plant

Author: William A Levinson
Publisher: New York : Productivity press, 2002.
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Named Person: Henry Ford
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William A Levinson
ISBN: 9781563272608 1563272601
OCLC Number: 1146499856
Description: xix, 358 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: IntroductionWhat to Expect from this BookBackground ResourcesChapter by Chapter OverviewChapter 1: Brave New World: Changing How the World WorksThe Bottom Line: Ford's Results Speak for ThemselvesDefining Lean EnterpriseFord's Basic PrinciplesChapter 2: Ford's Principles: The FoundationNatural LawFord and Eastern Philosophy: The Japanese ConnectionContinuous Improvement: KaizenBringing Win-Win to the WorkplaceServiceChapter 3: Ford on Labor RelationsManagement and Labor as PartnersNo Free Lunch: A Key ConceptHuman Resource PracticesEmployee Housing and StoresChapter 4: Principles for Organizational and Personal SuccessPersistenceInitiativeBreaking Down Organizational BarriersCorporate Culture at the Ford Motor CompanyHow the Ford Motor Company Lost Its CultureChapter 5: Perceiving Genuine ValueA Warning to the United StatesEverything Must Add ValueMiddlemen Do Not Add ValueAdvertising as WasteNo Free LunchChapter 6: Ford on Economics, Government, and Health CareBusiness CyclesThe Stock Market Should Be Irrelevant to National ProsperityThe Role of Inexpensive EnergyThe Role of GovernmentHealth CareChapter 7: Eliminate Waste"Everything But the Squeal"ISO 14000 Is FreeChapter 8: Ford's FactoryThe Factory and the WorkerContinuous Improvement: KaizenLean Manufacturing5S-CANDOJust-In-Time (JIT) Manufacturing and Inventory ReductionDesign for Manufacture and Design for AssemblyProcess Simplification and ImprovementPackaging and DeliveryPoint-of-Use AssemblyOccupational SafetyQuality ControlChapter 9: Customer and Supplier RelationshipsIdentifying Markets and Creating DemandPricing StrategySupply Chain ManagementChapter 10: Frederick Winslow Taylor and Scientific ManagementDid Taylor Influence Ford?Scientific Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Kaizen BlitzTaylor and Motion EfficiencyThe Truth Behind TaylorismPrinciples for Change ManagementAn Experimental Design TragedyChapter 11: The Influence of Benjamin FranklinFranklin on WasteFranklin on Initiative, Self-Reliance, and PersistenceFranklin on MoneyBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: William A. Levinson.


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