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Study of the Toyota Production System: From an Industrial Engineering Viewpoint
This is the "green book" that started it all -- the first book in English on JIT, written from the engineer's viewpoint. When Omark Industries bought 500 copies and studied it companywide, Omark became the American pioneer in JIT.Here is Dr. Shingo's classic industrial engineering rationale for the priority of process-based over operational improvements in manufacturing. H ...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published October 1st 1989 by Productivity Press
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The book is a bad interpretation -Or perhaps a word for word interpretation of the original Japanese language it was written in. This to make seems to understand hard! If you like that sentence then you will like the book. I read half-way through before I gave up.