The Lean Company: Making the Right Choices - $70.95
This book presents a lucid,
theoretical vision of what a lean company should look
like, as well as the organizing principles that are its
reason for existence and the rationale for the activities
that go on inside it.
It's among the first (if
not the first) lean manufacturing guide to address all
facets of your company from top management to customer
service (and not to mention the assembly line).
"The Lean Company: Making
the Right Choices" is ideal for production management,
industrial, and manufacturing engineering students.
The authors draw from the
highly respected Lean Aerospace Initiative (LAI) developed
by MIT, which they helped advance.
It features a thorough
treatment of 'the big picture,' a means to justify lean
investments, and the operational strategies modern
companies must employ as they compete in the modern world.
It takes a broad look at
change, the way employees respond to change, and some of
the techniques managers can use to minimize change's