Creating a Lean Culture
  • Author : Arthur M. Langer
  • Release Date : 27 July 2017
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 407
  • ISBN 13 : 9781482243253
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Book excerpt: Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication AwardThe new edition of this Shingo Prize-winning bestseller provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a culture that has your stakeholders throughout the o

Creating a Lean Culture

Creating a Lean Culture

Author : Arthur M. Langer
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication AwardThe new edition of this Shingo Prize-winning bestseller provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a culture that has your stakeholders throughout the o...

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