Lean Manufacturing originated at Toyota, an automobile manufacturer, who devised the comprehensive Toyota Production System (TPS). However, the automobile and labor - intensive industry are substantially different.
This ebook provides Critical Review of Lean Manufacturing, provides a clearer understanding of the approach and application of Lean. A special focus is given to waste categories as industry possesses both micro and macro wastes and their root causes are common to almost all manufacturing and services companies.
This publication will help line management and employees better understand the appropriate approach and application of Lean manufacturing.