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Learning about Lean

Learning about Lean

Learning about Lean

Does anyone know of any good books to get me started with getting my head around Lean Manufacturing Theory?

Thanks in advance.

RE: Learning about Lean

"The Toyota Way" was a good and easy read for me.

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RE: Learning about Lean

see www.lean.org and they have a variety of good beginner & advanced books

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RE: Learning about Lean

The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox

It is anecdotal but very informative and will prepare you for books that deal with application.

RE: Learning about Lean

Hello jbwick,

Yes, I forgot about that one. What an excellent book. Who said novels can't be educational?

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RE: Learning about Lean

ProductivityPress.com is an entire web-site pretty much devoted to Lean.  They sell a number of books.  Personally, I thought the Toyota Way was the easiest read of the Lean books I have read so far.  Most are pretty dry but worth the time.

RE: Learning about Lean

We are currently carrying out a KANBAN trial on one of our product lines and I found that by researching this and 5S techniques they work really well together and are an easy intro to a full Lean System.

Plenty of articles online - www.strategosinc.com/kanban_1.htm

RE: Learning about Lean

Toyota Production System-Beyond Large Scale Production
By the father of TPS - Taiichi Ohno

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