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Toyota Production System:

Beyond Large-Scale Production

Publications - Lean Classics


In this classic text, Taiichi Ohno–inventor of the Toyota Production System and Lean manufacturing–shares the genius that sets him apart as one of the most disciplined and creative thinkers of our time. Combining his candid insights with a rigorous analysis of Toyota’s attempts at Lean production, Ohno’s book explains how Lean principles can improve any production endeavor. A historical and philosophical description of just-in-time and Lean manufacturing, this work is a must read for all students of human progress. On a more practical level, it continues to provide inspiration and instruction for those seeking to improve efficiency through the elimination of waste.

By Taiichi Ohno
2006 – Productivity Press
Published June 21, 2006
Reference – 479 Pages
ISBN 9781563273476 – CAT# PP7347


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