The Toyota Way: Fourteen Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer / Edition 1 by Jeffrey Liker | 9780071392310 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Toyota Way: Fourteen Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer / Edition 1

The Toyota Way: Fourteen Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer / Edition 1

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by Jeffrey Liker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071392319

ISBN-13: 9780071392310

Pub. Date: 12/17/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

How to speed up business processes, improve quality, and cut costs in any industry

In factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. The Toyota Way is the first

Overview

How to speed up business processes, improve quality, and cut costs in any industry

In factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. The Toyota Way is the first book for a general audience that explains the management principles and business philosophy behind Toyota's worldwide reputation for quality and reliability.

Complete with profiles of organizations that have successfully adopted Toyota's principles, this book shows managers in every industry how to improve business processes by:

  • Eliminating wasted time and resources
  • Building quality into workplace systems
  • Finding low-cost but reliable alternatives to expensive new technology
  • Producing in small quantities
  • Turning every employee into a qualitycontrol inspector

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071392310
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/17/2003
Edition description:
List
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
57,523
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.21(d)

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