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    DescriptionLean Thinking was launched in the fall of 1996, just in time for the recession of 1997. It told the story of how American, European, and Japanese firms applied a simple set of principles called 'lean thinking' to survive the recession of 1991 and grow steadily in sales and profits through 1996. Even though the recession of 1997 never happened, companies were starving for information on how to make themselves leaner and more efficient. Now we are dealing with the recession of 2001 and the financial meltdown of 2002. So what happened to the exemplar firms profiled in Lean Thinking? In the new fully revised edition of this bestselling book those pioneering lean thinkers are brought up to date. Authors James Womack and Daniel Jones offer new guidelines for lean thinking firms and bring their groundbreaking practices to a brand new generation of companies that are looking to stay one step ahead of the competition.


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    Title
    Lean Thinking
    Subtitle
    Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James P. Womack, By (author) Daniel T. Jones
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 144 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780743530484
    ISBN 10: 0743530489
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BUS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    DC21: 658
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    DC22: 658
    Abridged Dewey: 658
    BIC subject category V2: KJMQ
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BUS065000
    B&T General Subject: 142
    Ingram Subject Code: KB
    Libri: I-KB
    BISAC V2.8: BUS025000, BUS041000
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 87850
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HEA000000
    LC classification: HD58.9.W65, HD58.9 .W659 2003B
    Thema V1.0: VFD, KJH, KJMQ
    Edition
    2, Abridged
    Edition statement
    Abridged ed of 2nd revised ed
    Illustrations note
    digital
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    SIMON & SCHUSTER AUDIO
    Publication date
    01 August 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Riverside
    Author Information
    James P. Womack is Principal Research Scientist in the Japan Programme at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a member of the Transitions Group, a consulting firm based in the USA. Daniel T. Jones is a Professor at the Cardiff Business School and has acted as consultant to a wide and international range of companies operating in Europe. He lives in Hereford.
    Review quote
    "Automotive News" This is a book of great understanding, and of hope. It shows how to create an industrial world in which workers share the challenges and satisfactions of the business. It's a world in which assemblers communicate with suppliers and dealers in a way that improves life for all of them. Read it.