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Intelligent manufacturing : reviving U.S. manufacturing including lessons learned from Delphi Packard Electric and General Motors / R. Bick Lesser.

Author/Creator:
Lesser, R. Bick, author.
Edition:
1st edition
Publication:
Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press, 2014.
Series:
Productivity Press Book
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (328 p.)
Subjects:
General Motors Corporation -- Management -- Case studies.
Delphi Corporation -- Management -- Case studies.
Manufacturing industries -- United States -- Management.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
What Would You Expect with a Parent Like GM?Interview ProcessPackard Electric Is BornHow Could GM (Packard's Parents) Make So Many Dumb Decisions?So, How Are Things Working Out for GM Today?How Does GM Compete with Toyota and the Vaunted Toyota Production System?We Have to Do Something, Even if It's WrongPackard Does a Really Smart Thing NextWhere Did the Packard Training Program Originate?Good News and Bad News about Packard's ManagementA Move to the Warm SouthWhat We Need Are SuppliersMexico, Here We ComeBlack FridaySomething Had to Change for GMPackard Goes International in a Big WayWe Are
Contents:
Front Cover; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: What Would You Expect with a Parent Like GM?; Chapter 2: We Have to Do Something, Even if It's Wrong; Chapter 3: How Does a Company with So Many Smart People Do So Many Dumb Things?; Chapter 4: Let's Get Lean ... Not; Chapter 5: Proper Manufacturing Organization Is Critical (or You Will Get the Performance You Motivate); Chapter 6: When You Measure Performance, Performance Improves; Chapter 7: Preplanning: The Perfect Tool to Accomplish Toyota's Rule #1; Chapter 8: The Computer Is a Moron
Chapter 9: How to Drive Down Total Process Cycle Time (TPCT) without Wasting a Lot of Time (and Money)Chapter 10: What Size Should the Cycle Quantity (Lot Size) Be?; Chapter 11: Wrap-Up: How about "Intelligent Manufacturing" for Real Change in Which We Can Believe; About the Author; Back Cover
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-429-25413-X
1-138-43830-8
1-4665-6404-0
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