Table of contents for Lean thinking : banish waste and create wealth in your corporation / James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones.


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Preface to the 2003 Edition                                 5
Preface to the First Edition: From Lean Production to Lean Enterprise  9
PART I: LEAN PRINCIPLES
Introduction: Lean Thinking versus Muda                    15
 1. Value                                                  29
 2. The Value Stream                                       37
 3. Flow                                                   50
 4. Pull                                                   67
 5. Perfection                                             90
PART II: FROM THINKING TO ACTION: THE LEAN LEAP
 6. The Simple Case                                       102
 7. AHarder Case                                          125
 8. TheAcidTest                                           151
 9. Lean Thinking versus German Technik                   189
 10. Mighty Toyota; Tiny Showa                             219
 11. An Action Plan                                        247
PART III: LEAN ENTERPRISE
 12. A Channel for the Stream; a Valley for the Channel    275 
 13. Dreaming About Perfection                             286
PART IV: EPILOGUE
 14. The SteadyAdvance of Lean Thinking                    299
 15. Institutionalizing the Revolution                     313



Afterword: The Lean Network                                 338
Appendix: Individuals and Organizations Who Helped          341
Glossary                                                    347
Notes                                                       355
Bibliography                                                377
Index                                                       379





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Organizational effectiveness, Industrial efficiency, Value added