The Toyota Way : 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer

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McGraw Hill Professional, 17 dec. 2003 - 350 sidor
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How to speed up business processes, improve quality, and cut costs in any industry

In factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. The Toyota Way is the first book for a general audience that explains the management principles and business philosophy behind Toyota's worldwide reputation for quality and reliability.

Complete with profiles of organizations that have successfully adopted Toyota's principles, this book shows managers in every industry how to improve business processes by:

  • Eliminating wasted time and resources
  • Building quality into workplace systems
  • Finding low-cost but reliable alternatives to expensive new technology
  • Producing in small quantities
  • Turning every employee into a qualitycontrol inspector

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Användarrecension  - Jody Mabry - Goodreads

I'm about to show my nerdy side. I love manufacturing. That show on TV, "How it's made" is awesome, and all it is, is a narrator following a product being manufactured. The Toyota Way is much more ... Läs hela recensionen

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Användarrecension  - Mike Thoennes - Goodreads

This is a strong testimony to the business model developed by Toyota Motor Company, commonly known as Lean Manufacturing in the United States. While this book will certainly interest people in ... Läs hela recensionen

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Preface
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The WorldClass Power of the Toyota Way
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The Toyota Way Using Operational Excellence as a Strategic Weapon
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Om författaren (2003)

Dr. Jeffrey K. Liker is a professor of industrial and operations engineering at the University of Michigan and cofounder and director of the Japan Technology Management Program at the University of Michigan.

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