Breaking the cost barrier : a proven approach to managing and implementing lean manufacturing / Stephen A. Ruffa, Michael J. Perozziello

Author(s): Ruffa, Stephen A., 1961-
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Subjects: Production management
Costs, Industrial
Production management--Case studies
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : John Wiley & Sons, c2000
LC Classification: T, TS
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
1. An Opportunity for Advancement 7
2. The Evolution of Manufacturing in the Aircraft Industry 25
3. A Study in Manufacturing Affordability 47
4. The Principle of Variation Management 73
5. Production and Inventory Control: The Cornerstone Enablers 93
6. The Impact of Production Flow and Quality Enhancements 115
7. Improved Supplier Responsiveness 141
8. The Role of Product Design 161
9. The Culture of Manufacturing 185
10. Changing the Paradigm 205
11. A Final Note ... 217
Appendix 223
Notes 235
Additional Authors: Perozziello, Michael J., 1965-
Notes: LCCN: 00027329
ISBN: 0471381365 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-262) and index
Physical Description: viii, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 43590537
ISBN/ISSN: 0471381365

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