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Fundamental Principles of Lean Manufacturing

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Fundamental Principles of Lean Manufacturing is the latest discovered and newly translated classic from Dr. Shigeo Shingo, engineering genius and a driving force behind the successful realization of the Toyota Production System and Lean Manufacturing. This first-time-in-translation book will give modern readers total access to the fundamentals of improving any process.

'The greatest value of this book is an opportunity to learn how a master sensei thinks about operations improvement. We see how Dr. Shingo thought both about macro-improvement of value streams and micro-process improvement.'
Jeffrey Liker, author of, The Toyota Way

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
  • Improving the Improvement Process

Dr. Shingo breaks each one of these themes 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 improvement. Fundamental Principles of Lean Manufacturing provides the technical know-how to plot a course of improvement and reveals the practical application of tools such as Kanban and Layout Design. Again, Dr. Shingo gives you even more tools to take advantage of and shows you how to use them to solve problems.

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