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HardCover. Pub Date :2012-11-20 Pages: 208 Language: English Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional COMMEMORATING THE 100th BIRTHDAY OF TAIICHI OHNO.Businesses worldwide are successfully implementing the Toyota Production System to speed up processes. reduce waste. improve quality. and cut costs. While there is widespread adoption of TPS. there is still much to be learned about its fundamental principles.This unique volume delivers a clear. concise overview of the Toyota Production System and kaizen in the very words of the architect of both of these movements. Taiicho Ohno. published to mark what would have been his 100th birthday. Filled with insightful new commentary from global quality visionaries. Taiichi Ohno's Workplace Management is a classic that shows how Toyota managers were taught to think.Based on a series of interviews with Ohno himself. this timeless work is a tr...

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Taiichi Ohno was born in Dalian, China, on February 29, 1912. He joined Toyoda Boshoku in 1932 after graduating from the mechanical engineering department of Nagoya Technical High School. Mr. Ohno was transferred toToyota Motor Company in 1943 and was named the machine shop manager in 1949. He was promoted at Toyota to director in 1954, managing director in 1964, senior managing director in 1970, and executive vice president in 1975. He retired from Toyota in 1978. Mr. Ohno is the father of the Toyota Production System. He authored three works: Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production, Taiichi Ohno's Workplace Management, and Just-in-Time for Today and Tomorrow with Setsuo Mito.

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