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Title Lean manufacturing in the developing world : methodology, case studies and trends from Latin America / Jorge Luis Garcia-Alcaraz, Aide Aracely Maldonado-Macias, Guillermo Cortes-Robles, editors
Published Cham ; New York : Springer, [2014]
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Contents Introduction to lean manufacturing -- Main LM tools and techniques applied in Latin America -- Human factors in Lean Manufacturing
Summary This book presents some definitions and concepts applied in Latin America on lean manufacturing (LM), the LM tools most widely used and human and cultural aspects that most matter in this field. The book contains a total of 14 tools used and reported by authors from different countries in Latin America, with definition, timeline with related research, benefits that have been reported in literature, and case studies implemented in Latin American companies. Finally, the book presents a list of softwares available to facilitate the tools' implementation, monitoring and improvement
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Subject Lean manufacturing -- Latin America.
Industrial management.
Form Electronic book
Author García-Alcaraz, Jorge Luis, editor
Maldonado-Macías, Aidé Aracely, editor
Cortes-Robles, Guillermo, editor
ISBN 3319049518 (electronic bk.)
9783319049519 (electronic bk.)