2006 SHINGO PRIZE for EXCELLENCE in MANUFACTURING RESEARCH
Lean Production Simplified 3rd edition deepens and extends the previous edition with case studies on Lean outside the factoryin settings such as health care, IT, finance, design, engineering, and beyond. The case studies are based on personal experience of actual work in organizations generating real results. This 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."
An comprehensive view of Toyota's lean manufacturing system.
A look at the origins and underlying principles of lean.
Illustrating the eight kinds of waste.
Identifying the goals of lean production.
Practical problem solving for lean production.
Activities that support involvement - Kaizen circles, suggestion systems, and problem solving.
Lean Production Simplified covers each of the components of lean within the context of the entire lean production system. The author's straightforward common sense approach makes this book an easily accessible "on the floor" resource for every operator.
Author: Pascal Dennis
Publication Date: 09/10/2015
Publisher: Productivity Press
Size: 7" x 10"