Springer Texts in Business and Economics

The Lean Enterprise

From the Mass Economy to the Economy of One

Authors: Tsigkas, Alexander

  • Methodical step-by-step way to design and implement lean management, in production, in logistics in cost accounting and procurement and in Sales and Marketing 
  • Numerous case studies from a wide range of industrial fields help the reader to learn how to proceed from theory to practice quickly   
  • Presents a unique way of how to use the method for repositioning lean management when needed
  • It offers a european way to lean management: a method-based implementation instead of principle and tools based japanese philosophy
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About this book

The book is divided into three parts.

Part I. The Rising economy of “one” gives an overview of what is changing in the social system of production, it refers to the weakening role of central planning and the rising power of individuation in the value creation chain.

Part II. Lean Enterprise in theory refers to the principles of lean thinking, the transfer of lean philosophy from East to West and discusses the necessary adaptation to the Western way of thinking and practice. It presents a practice proven method for achieving a lean integrated demand and supply chain and analyses in detail the related implementation steps. Criteria for a successful displacement of a company to a lean state are presented.

Part III. Lean Enterprise in practice provides a number of implementation cases in different types of production companies using the method presented in Part II. The goal is to help the reader comprehend how the method can be applied to real lean implementation situations in resolving various issues, ranging from production to the supply chain. A vision of implementation to lean electricity completes the book.

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Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-29402-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-29401-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Lean Enterprise
Book Subtitle
From the Mass Economy to the Economy of One
Authors
Series Title
Springer Texts in Business and Economics
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-29402-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-29402-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-29401-3
Series ISSN
2192-4333
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 269
Topics