The Machine That Changed the World
The Story of Lean Production-- Toyota's Secret Weapon in the Global Car Wars That Is Now Revolutionizing World Industry
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|Format:||Paperback, 352 pages|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 13 March 2007|
Based upon MIT's five-million-dollar, five-year study on the future of the automobile, a groundbreaking analysis of the worldwide move from mass production to lean production".The fundamentals of this system are applicable to every industry across the globe...[and] will have a profound impact on human society--it will truly change the world". "--New York Times Magazine"
"The fundamentals of this system are applicable to every industry across the globe . . . [and] will have a profound impact on human society--it will truly change the world."-- "New York Times Magazine""A revealing and compellingly readable account of Japan's achievemnt in revolutionizing manufacturing . . . An eye-opener even for those who already knew Japan didn't do it all with robots."-- "Financial Times"The best current book on the changes reshaping manufacturing and the most readable."-- "Business Week
|Dimensions: ||21.0 x 14.0 x 2.0 centimeters (0.33 kg)|