From the Publisher
In this classic text, Taiichi Ohno--inventor of the Toyota
Production System and Lean manufacturing--shares the genius that
sets him apart as one of the most disciplined and creative thinkers
of our time. Combining his candid insights with a rigorous analysis
of Toyota''s attempts at Lean production, Ohno''s book explains how
Lean principles can improve any production endeavor. A historical
and philosophical description of just-in-time and Lean
manufacturing, this work is a must read for all students of human
progress. On a more practical level, it continues to provide
inspiration and instruction for those seeking to improve efficiency
through the elimination of waste.
About the Book
In this classic text, Ohno shares information on the Toyota
Production System you won't find anywhere else. Combining that
information with rigorous analysis of the successes and failures of
Toyota's attempts at lean production, Ohno's book provides striking
insights into how the Toyota Production System can be adapted for
other manufacturing organizations -- and how it can work for you.
Most importantly, you will learn how to improve production
efficiency through the relentless elimination of waste and how the
elimination of waste is the key to increasing your bottom line.
Written as a historical and philosophical description of the
rationale and purpose of just-in-time and lean manufacturing,
"Toyota Production System" is a must-read for all forward-thinking
managers, because it provides the foundational knowledge essential
to any lean manufacturing initiatives.
This book is also available in Russian at the Institute for
Complex Strategic Studies.
Published: March 1, 1988
Publisher: PRODUCTIVITY PRESS
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0915299143
ISBN - 13: 9780915299140