The Machine That Changed the World (book)

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The Machine That Changed the World is a book based on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's $5 million, five-year study on the future of the automobile, written by James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones (scientist), and Daniel Roos.

This book made the term lean production known worldwide. It has been translated into eleven languages and has been sold more than 600,000 times. A revised edition was published in 2007.

Further reading[edit]

  • Roos, Daniel, Ph.D.; Womack, James P., Ph.D.; Jones, Daniel T.: The Machine That Changed the World : The Story of Lean Production, Harper Perennial (November 1991), ISBN 0060974176, ISBN 978-0060974176

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