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A Study of the Toyota Production System: From an Industrial Engineering Viewpoint

Shigeo Shingo, Andrew P. Dillon
October 01, 1989

This is the "green book" that started it all -- the first book in English on JIT, written from the engineer's viewpoint. When Omark Industries bought 500 copies and studied it companywide, Omark became the American pioneer in JIT.Here is Dr. Shingo's classic industrial engineering rationale for the...

Specification Writing and Management

M. Mcrobb
August 29, 1989


Project Management: A Reference for Professionals

June 28, 1989

"Highlighting the practical side of real-life project execution, this massive reference stresses project management as an independent profession--detailing the varied applications where project management is used and examining the numerous and diverse project management responsibilities and tools. "...

Computing, Electronic Publishing, and Information Technology: Their Impact on Academic Libraries

Robin Downes
February 01, 1989

Read about the new and exciting initiatives in library computing and the broad range of implications for the organization and staffing of academic libraries. Now that the bibliographic, transaction, and financial databases in many libraries have been completely automated, the emphasis in library...

Poka-Yoke: Improving Product Quality by Preventing Defects

Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
February 01, 1989

If your goal is 100% zero defects, here is the book for you — a completely illustrated guide to poka-yoke (mistake-proofing) for supervisors and shop-floor workers. Many poka-yoke ideas come from line workers and are implemented with the help of engineering staff or tooling or machine...

Automated Inspection and Quality Assurance

Stanley L. Robinson, Richard Kendall Miller
January 10, 1989

New concepts for gaging, inspection, checking, machine vision, and robotic testing. Includes guidelines for installing complex electronic and computerized systems and a directory of commercially availalbe computer software, as well as distributors' names and addresses. Annotation copyright Book News...

Ethnic Minorities

J.P. van Oudenhoven, T.M. Willemsen
January 01, 1989


School Effectiveness and School Improvement

B.P.M. Creemers, T. Peters, D. Reynolds
January 01, 1989


Different Cultures, Same School

L. Eldering, J. Kloprogge
January 01, 1989


Interactive Learning & The New

C. Harrison
January 01, 1989


Ethics for Bureaucrats: An Essay on Law and Values, Second Edition

John Rohr
December 08, 1988

This important text integrates the study of ethics into public management training, highlighting Supreme Court opinions on three specific constitutional values-equality, freedom, and property-focusing on the pedagogical aspects of law and posing challenging questions to help readers apply theories...

National and International Bibliographic Databases: Trends and Prospects

Michael Carpenter
November 30, 1988

The first comprehensive examination of bibliographic databases on a worldwide scale, this important new volume focuses on the development and future of, as well as the transitions within large scale national and international bibliographic databases. Professionals discuss the linking of national...