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Lean Thinking : Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation
Lean Thinking : Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation by James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones 0684810352 9780684810355
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Lean Thinking : Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation by James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones

In their landmark book The Machine That Changed the World, James Womack and Daniel Jones, two of the top industrial analysts in the world, explained how companies can dramatically improve their performance through the lean production approach pioneered by Toyota. Lean Thinking extends these ideas to provide a rallying cry for todays corporate leaders. <P> After a decade of downsizing and reengineering, most companies in North America, Europe, and Japan are still stuck, searching for a formula for sustainable growth and success. The problem, as Womack and Jones explain in Lean Thinking, is that managers have lost sight of value for the customer and how to create it. By focusing on their existing organizations and outdated definitions of value, managers create waste, and the economies of the advanced countries continue to stagnate. <P> Whats needed instead is lean thinking to help managers clearly specify value, to line up all the value-creating activities for a specific product along a value stream, and to make value flow smoothly at the pull of the customer in pursuit of perfection. The first part of the book de

Author: James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 352

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 1996-09-09

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ISBN: 0684810352

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