Editorial Reviews. From Library Journal. This provocative and highly readable book eBook features: Highlight, take notes, and search in the book; In this edition, page numbers are just like the physical edition; Length: pages; Word Wise. Read "The Machine That Changed the World" by James P. Womack available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get £3 off your first download. When James. Read "The Machine That Changed the World The Story of Lean Production-- Toyota's Secret Weapon in the Global Car Wars That Is Now.
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Find out more about The Machine That Changed the World by James P. Womack , Daniel T. Jones, Don't miss our eBook deals starting at $! Toyota's Secret Weapon in the Global Car Wars That Is Now Revolutionizing World Industry. When The Machine That Changed the World was first published in , Toyota was half the size of General Motors. Twenty years later Toyota. The Machine That Changed the World points for the first time to a positive way out of this dilemma. It shows that being defeatist about the Japanese threat, and.
Lean production is the Japanese secret weapon in the industrial wars and is spreading throughout the world. If Western companies and their managers and workers are to survive in the s, they must learn and adapt to lean production. Some of the smartest already have begun to do so. Lean production welds the activities of everyone from top management to line workers, to suppliers, into a tightly integrated whole that can respond almost instantly to marketing demands from consumers.
It can also double production and quality, while keeping costs down. Its adoption, as it inevitably spreads beyond the auto industry, will change almost every industry and consequently how we work, how we live, and the fate of companies and nations as they respond to its impact.
In clear and compelling terms, this book explains what lean production is, and its global implications for all of us. Thus it is a book about the history of automobile manufacturing Indeed, they argued that it would triumph not just in manufacturing but in every value-creating activity from health care to retail to distribution.
Today The Machine That Changed the World provides enduring and essential guidance to managers and leaders in every industry seeking to transform traditional enterprises into exemplars of lean success. No reviews were found. Please log in to write a review if you've read this book. Womack , Daniel T.
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