Fundamental Principles of Lean Manufacturing

Fundamental Principles of Lean Manufacturing


By (author) Shigeo Shingo, Foreword by Jeffrey K. Liker

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  • Publisher: Enna Products Corp
  • Format: Hardback | 421 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 234mm x 41mm | 726g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2009
  • ISBN 10: 1926537076
  • ISBN 13: 9781926537078
  • Sales rank: 637,922

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Dr. Shingo directs the reader towards the path of flow operations, the ultimate and attainable goal of process improvement. His method of providing numerous examples with easy to understand, yet in-depth explanations of problem solving, is well represented throughout this book, this method has always been the key to Dr. Shingo’s success. Presented as the foundation to the principles of Lean Operations, Dr. Shingo instructs and illustrates the core successes to: Process Improvement Operations Improvement Facility Improvement, and Improving the Improvement Process Within these themes, Dr. Shingo breaks each one down to their separate components for review and improvement methods. From the pro’s and con’s of the division of labor, to lot size, delays, transportation, inspections, layout design and efficiency, and everything in between; Dr. Shingo is there to guide the reader towards solutions that work. Dr. Shingo goes into great depth concerning coefficient of Design and Layout Design—a fantastic set of tools that every reader should learn and use. This book is a must read for any manager, engineer, executive, or employee with a passion for Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement, Fundamental Principles of Lean Manufacturing provides the technical know-how to plot a course of improvement, the practical application of tools such as Kanban and Layout Design are revealed. Again, Dr. Shingo shows you how to use his logic to take advantage of these lean tools to solve problems– invaluable!

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