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The Routledge Companion to Lean Management

Edited by: Torbjørn H. Netland , Daryl J. Powell

Print publication date:  December  2016
Online publication date:  December  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138920590
eBook ISBN: 9781315686899
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315686899
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Book description

Interest in the phenomenon known as "lean" has grown significantly in recent years. This is the first volume to provide an academically rigorous overview of the field of lean management, introducing the reader to the application of lean in diverse application areas, from the production floor to sales and marketing, from the automobile industry to academic institutions.

The volume collects contributions from well-known lean experts and up-and-coming scholars from around the world. The chapters provide a detailed description of lean management across the manufacturing enterprise (supply chain, accounting, production, sales, IT etc.), and offer important perspectives for applying lean across different industries (construction, healthcare, logistics). The contributors address challenges and opportunities for future development in each of the lean application areas, concluding most chapters with a short case study to illustrate current best practice. The book is divided into three parts:

    • The Lean Enterprise
    • Lean across Industries
    • A Lean World.

This handbook is an excellent resource for business and management students as well as any academics, scholars, practitioners, and consultants interested in the "lean world."

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The Evolution of Lean Thinking and Practice Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Toyota Way Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Lean Production Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Lean Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Lean Innovation Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Lean Product and Process Development Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Lean Systems Engineering Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Lean Logistics Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Lean Safety Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Lean Teams Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Lean IT Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Lean Sales and Marketing Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Lean Branding Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Lean Accounting Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Lean Auditing Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Lean Remanufacturing Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Lean and Green Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Lean Purchasing Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Lean Supply Chains Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Lean Distribution  Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Lean After-Sales Services Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Lean Global Corporations Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Lean Healthcare Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Lean Construction Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Lean Engineer-to-Order Manufacturing Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Lean Mining Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Lean Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Lean Public Services Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Lean Armed Forces Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Lean Policing Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Lean Justice Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Lean Public Water Supply Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Lean Dealerships Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Lean Software Development Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Lean Printing Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Lean Retail Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Lean Education Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Lean Schools Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Lean Universities Download PDF
Chapter  40:  A Lean World Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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