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Lean production simplified : a plain language guide to the world's most powerful production system

Author: Pascal Dennis
Publisher: New York : Productivity Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Lean Production Simplified is a plain language guide to the lean production system written for the practitioner by a practitioner. It delivers a comprehensive insider's view of lean manufacturing. The author helps the reader to grasp the system as a whole and the factors that animate it by organizing the book around an image of a 'house of lean production.' -- Back cover.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pascal Dennis
ISBN: 9781563273568 156327356X
OCLC Number: 123818367
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The birth of lean production. Craft production. The mass production system. The growing dysfunction. The birth of lean production --
The lean production system. Why lean production? Systems and systems thinking. Basic image of lean production. Muda --
Stability. Standards in the lean system. Visual management. The five S system. Total productive maintenance --
Standardized work. Why standardized work? The elements of standardized work. Standardized work and kaizen. The importance of layout --
Just-in-time. why JIT? Flow and pull. Kanban and heijunka. Types of pull systems. Value stream management --
Jidoka. Why jidoka? Using pokayokes. Source inspection. Implementing jidoka --
Involvement. Why involvement? Kaizen circle activity. Practical kaizen training. Suggestion systems. Sustaining involvement --
Hoshin planning. Problems with conventional planning. The hoshin planning system. Creating flow in strategic planning.
Responsibility: Pascal Dennis ; with a foreword by John Shook.
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