Alternatives to Lean Production

Alternatives to Lean Production

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Berggren provides a detailed evaluation of the reorganization of work within the Swedish auto industry during the period from 1970 to 1990, when the industry developed a distinctly different production design and work organization, exploring alternatives to the assembly line and to the traditional shop-floor hierarchy. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORThe Swedish figures therefore include Volvoa#39;s operations in Belgium and Saaba#39;s in Finland but not the production of the Volvo ... are accustomed to choosing engines and the like from independent manufacturers such as Cummins and Detroit Diesel, which have their own extensive service networks. ... Notes. to. pages. 47-67.

Title:Alternatives to Lean Production
Author:Christian Berggren
Publisher:Cornell University Press - 1993


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