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Card-Based Control Systems for a Lean Work Design : The Fundamentals of Kanban, Conwip, Polca, and

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Thürer, Stevenson, and Protzman present readers with an in-depth look at card-based systems like Kanban and Constant Work-in-Progress (ConWIP) and their effectiveness at simplifying production control in a variety of manufacturing contexts. The authors cover the basic concepts of shop organization and workflow control, the general principles of card-based control systems, simplified scheduling through pool sequencing and a shop floor dispatching rule, and many other related topics. Matthais Thürer is a faculty member of Jinan University in China. Mark Stevenson is a faculty member of Lancaster University in the UK. Charles Protzman is a professional trainer, speaker, and consultant. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 193.0
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Workplace Culture, Quality Control
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Matthias Thurer & Mark Stevenson & Charles Protzman
Language: English
Street Date: February 19, 2016
TCIN: 50862406
UPC: 9781498746946
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-1480

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