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Author Helmold, Marc, author.

Title Lean management, Kaizen, Kata and Keiretsu : best-practice examples and industry insights from Japanese concepts / Marc Helmold, Ayşe Küçük Yılmaz, Triant Flouris, Thomas Winner, Violeta Cvetkoska, Tracy Dathe
Published Cham : Springer, [2022]


Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 278 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Management for professionals, 2192-810X
Management for professionals. 2192-810X
Contents Chapter 1: Lean Management: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Kaizen, Kaikaku and Innovation Management -- Chapter 3: Kata Behavioural Transformation towards Lean Management -- Chapter 4: Keiretsu Networks -- Chapter 5: Kyouiku The Learning Enterprise -- Chapter 6: Policy Deployment and Hoshin Kanri Strategy -- Chapter 7: Toyota Production System -- Chapter 8: 5S Concept: Muda, Muri and Mura -- Chapter 9: Change (Henkou Kanri) as integral Part of Lean Management -- Chapter 10: Industry 4.0 and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Lean Management -- Chapter 11: Digital transformation is shaping business transformation -- Chapter 12: Lean Management in Aviation -- Chapter 13: Lean Management in the Automotive Industry -- Chapter 14: Lean Management in the Construction Industry -- Chapter 15: Lean Management in the Railway Industry -- Chapter 16: Lean Management in Healthcare and Hospitals -- Chapter 17: Lean Management in Higher Education (LHE) -- Chapter 18: Lean Management in Project Management -- Chapter 19: Lean Management Tools -- Chapter 20: Lean Management Outlook 2030 -- Glossary
Summary This book provides a holistic and practical approach to Japanese concepts of lean management throughout the business value chain. It explains principles like Kaizen, Kata or Keiretsu in a pragmatic and logical way with many industry examples and case studies. The authors describe comprehensively how lean management enables companies to concentrate on value-adding activities and processes to achieve a long-term, sustainable competitive advantage. Moreover, the book shows how lean management principles are ultimately applied in industries like aviation, civil engineering, automotive, healthcare, education and other industries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 15, 2022)
Subject Management -- Japan.
Form Electronic book
Author Küçük Yilmaz, Ayşe, author
Flouris, Triant G., author.
Winner, Thomas, author
Cvetkoska, Violeta, author
Dathe, Tracy, author.
ISBN 9783031101045