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Modern Approaches to Manufacturing Improvement: The Shingo System

1st Edition

Alan Robinson
April 01, 1990

Here's the quickest and most inexpensive way to learn about the pioneering work of Shigeo Shingo, co-creator (with Taiichi Ohno) of just-in-time. It's an introductory book containing excerpts of five of his classic books as well as an excellent introduction by Professor Robinson....

Hearing Conservation Programs: Practical Guidelines for Success

1st Edition

Julia Royster, Larry H. Royster
March 26, 1990

Save your workers' hearing and save your company money by making your hearing conservation programs (HCPs) more effective. This unique, easy-to-read book provides the essentials for creating an effective hearing conservation program, details how to best organize your people to get the job done,...

Subject Control in Online Catalogs

1st Edition

Robert P Holley
January 23, 1990

Is the quality of subject access significantly better with the online catalog than with the card catalogs? For many years, librarians have been discontent with the quality of subject access in card catalogs, and they hoped that the online catalog would offer significant improvements. This new book...

Una revolucion en la produccion: el sistema SMED, 3a Edicion

3rd Edition

Shigeo Shingo
January 01, 1990

Los Japoneses consideran a Shigeo Shingo el decano de los consultores de productividad y calidad. Ha comunicado su enfoque hacia la mejora fundamental a millaresde trabajadores, directores, y altos ejecutivos en cientos de companias tales como Toyota, Honda y Matsuchita. En eltranscurso de su...

Introduction to Quality Control

1st Edition

Kaoru Ishikawa
January 01, 1990


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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

M. Mcrobb
August 29, 1989

This book deals with the fundamentals of specification writing and management. It is useful for anyone concerned with the preparation of standards in a world that is shrinking due to improvement in communication and where many specifications have to hold clarity when translated into other languages....

Project Management: A Reference for Professionals

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

This book presents an overview of the contribution social psychology may offer to the issue of interethnic relations. It comprises three approaches: social psychological theory; description of interethnic relationships in real life settings; and the application of theories to reduce discrimination....