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Thinking beyond lean

how multi-project management is transforming product development at Toyota and other companies
  • 248 Pages
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Free Press , New York
Automobiles -- Design and construction., Project management., Concurrent enginee
StatementMichael A. Cusumano, Kentaro Nobeoka.
ContributionsNobeoka, Kentarō.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL278 .C87 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 248 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL344576M
ISBN 100684849186
LC Control Number98003545

Edward Hoffman NASA Senior Manager for Project Management Development Thinking Beyond Lean is truly a rarity -- a book which deals with the actual challenges of project management, and which will make practicing project managers and senior leaders think in new ways.

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He is a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management, and this book is the culmination of a six-year study by MIT's International Motor Thinking beyond lean book Program. With coauthor Nobeoka, who is an Thinking beyond lean book professor at Kobe University in Japan, Cusumano examines a new method for developing new products that relies on separate teams to analyze and incorporate various 5/5(1).

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Pursue perfection. As it is well known, the book Lean Thinking has been hugely successful, and this success has led to conferences and a community around the topic of Lean Thinking.

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