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Kaizen Assembly

Designing, Constructing, and Managing a Lean Assembly Line, 1st Edition

By Chris A. Ortiz

CRC Press

264 pages

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It is easy to learn the philosophy and the concepts of kaizen. It is quite another challenge to translate the philosophy into action. While most books expound on the underlying principles and theory, Kaizen Assembly: Designing, Constructing, and Managing a Lean Assembly Line takes you step-by-step through an actual kaizen event. This approach demon

Table of Contents

Commitment to Change. The Company Kaizen Program. The Basics. The Strategic Purpose. ELECTRIC BIKE-KAIZEN EVENT PREPARATION. Four Weeks to Go. Waste Analysis. Two Weeks to Go. One Week to Go. THE KAIZEN EVENT-THE ELECTRIC BIKE LINE. Day One. Day Two and Day Three. Day Four. The Final Day. Training and Accountability. Moving Forward. Coin Dispenser Manufacturer Success Story. Final Thoughts. Glossary. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS070050
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Manufacturing Industries
TEC016000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General
TEC020000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Manufacturing