Introduction to lean manufacturing.- Main LM tools and techniques applied in Latin America.- Human factors in Lean Manufacturing.
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This book presents some definitions and concepts applied in Latin America on lean manufacturing (LM), the LM tools most widely used and human and cultural aspects that most matter in this field. The book contains a total of 14 tools used and reported by authors from different countries in Latin America, with definition, timeline with related research, benefits that have been reported in literature and case studies implemented in Latin American companies. Finally, the book presents a list of softwares available to facilitate the tools' implementation, monitoring and improvement. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Washington, D.C., : published by the Inter-American Development Bank : distributed by The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
Book — xv, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Industrial and technological development are intertwined. Teitel presents key characteristics of both manufacturing industries and the process of technology transfer, adaptation and development. While the focus is on developing countries, the concepts apply to industrialized nations also. (source: Nielsen Book Data)