ISBN-10:
1569902577
ISBN-13:
9781569902578
Pub. Date:
01/01/1999
Publisher:
Hanser
Running Today's Factory: A Proven Strategy for Lean Manufacturing

Running Today's Factory: A Proven Strategy for Lean Manufacturing

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Overview

This book explains how the principles of lean manufacturing can be used to achieve substantial and sustainable competitive advantages in today's economic environment. Scientific models from operations research are presented to explain how and why these lean manufacturing principles should be applied. A branch of queuing theory known as factory physics is introduced, and its agreement with lean philosophy is demonstrated. The authors highlight the importance of culture and organizational structure and provide clear strategies for affecting change in any organization. A critical thinking approach to performance measurement is presented. Factory physics and lean thinking are both used to evaluate some common factory measures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781569902578
Publisher: Hanser
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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