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Machine That Changed the World : The Story of Lean Production -- How Japan's Secret Weapon in the Global Auto Wars Will Revolutionize Western Industry

Machine That Changed the World : The Story of Lean Production -- How Japan's Secret Weapon in the Global Auto Wars Will Revolutionize Western Industry - 91 edition

Machine That Changed the World : The Story of Lean Production -- How Japan's Secret Weapon in the Global Auto Wars Will Revolutionize Western Industry - 91 edition

ISBN13: 9780060974176

ISBN10: 0060974176

Machine That Changed the World : The Story of Lean Production -- How Japan
Edition: 91
Copyright: 1991
Publisher: Perennial Library
Published:
International: No
Machine That Changed the World : The Story of Lean Production -- How Japan

ISBN13: 9780060974176

ISBN10: 0060974176


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Summary

Based on MIT's five-million-dollar, five-year study on the future of the automobile, three directors of research deliver a groundbreaking analysis of the worldwide move from mass production to lean production. The authors explain lean production and reveal how it works, why it results in more cost-efficient products, and its significant global impact.

Based upon MIT's five-million-dollar, five-year study on the future of the automobile, a groundbreaking analysis of the worldwide move from mass production to lean production.

"The fundamentals of this system are applicable to every industry across the globe. . . [and] will have a profound impact on human society--it will truly change the world. "

--New York Times Magazine

Author Bio

Roos, Daniel : MIT

Daniel Roos, Ph.D., is director of the International Motor Vehicle Program at MIT. James P. Womack, Ph.D., is the research director of the program, and Daniel T. Jones is the program's European research director.