The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean
Author Jamie Flinchbaugh, Andy Carlino, with foreword by: Dennis Pawley
Country United States
Language English
Genre Business, Lean manufacturing
Publisher Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 196
ISBN 0-87263-831-6
OCLC 68965601
658.5 22
LC Class TS183 .F52 2006

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean is a book that covers lean manufacturing principles and thinking, lean leadership moves, the road map for lean transformation, common pitfalls of lean journeys, building an operating system, lean accounting, lean material management, lean in service organizations, and how individuals can apply lean to improve themselves. It concludes with interviews of lean practitioners at Chrysler, Ross Controls, DTE Energy, RSR Corporation, and Nemak.