Lean Manufacturing in the Developing World

Methodology, Case Studies and Trends from Latin America

Editors: García-Alcaraz, Jorge Luis, Maldonado-Macías, Aidé Aracely, Cortes-Robles, Guillermo (Eds.)

  • Contains lean manufacturing concepts applied in emerging countries
  • Presents a timeline of each methodology more widely used in lean manufacturing
  • Shows case studies of the application of methodologies applied in lean manufacturing
  • Identifies the key success factors of each methodology applied in lean manufacturing
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  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
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About this book

This book presents some definitions and concepts applied in Latin America on lean manufacturing (LM), the LM tools most widely used and human and cultural aspects that most matter in this field. The book contains a total of 14 tools used and reported by authors from different countries in Latin America, with definition, timeline with related research, benefits that have been reported in literature and case studies implemented in Latin American companies. Finally, the book presents a list of softwares available to facilitate the tools' implementation, monitoring and improvement.

Table of contents (27 chapters)

  • Lean Manufacturing in Production Process in the Automotive Industry

    Salinas-Coronado, Jesús (et al.)

    Pages 3-26

  • Troubleshooting a Lean Environment

    Tapia-Esquivias, Moisés (et al.)

    Pages 29-45

  • Statistical Process Control

    Rodríguez-Borbón, Manuel Iván (et al.)

    Pages 47-63

  • Statistical Process Control: A Vital Tool for Quality Assurance

    Meza-Jiménez, Jorge (et al.)

    Pages 65-86

  • Process Improvement: The Six Sigma Approach

    Tlapa-Mendoza, Diego (et al.)

    Pages 87-115

Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-04951-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-04950-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: October 21, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-37759-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
Rent the ebook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
  • can be used across all devices
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lean Manufacturing in the Developing World
Book Subtitle
Methodology, Case Studies and Trends from Latin America
Editors
  • Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz
  • Aidé Aracely Maldonado-Macías
  • Guillermo Cortes-Robles
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-04951-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-04951-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-04950-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-37759-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 584
Number of Illustrations and Tables
133 b/w illustrations, 16 illustrations in colour
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