- Series: Produce What Is Needed, When It's Needed
- Hardcover: 296 pages
- Publisher: Productivity Press; 1 edition (October 1, 1989)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0915299178
- ISBN-13: 978-0915299171
- Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.3 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
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- #227 in Books > Engineering & Transportation > Engineering > Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems > Manufacturing
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The writer Dr Shiego Shingo looks at the production flow from an engineering viewpoint wearing a scientists glasses and transform the knowledge to the book so it is easy to understand for every technician or economist interested in how to improve and do the lean production thing. A book that can give you a new understanding about how to practically remove or reduce lead time. Key words as waste of making defective products, transport waste, overproduction waste and inventory waste are essential as well as effective set up methods (SMED).