Improving Business Performance With Lean, Second Edition


This book is a concise introduction to the essential concepts and tools used in the Lean method of improving business processes. It constitutes a sufficient toolkit to enable practitioners to quickly start using Lean to improve business processes in their workplace. Alternatively, it can also serve as a textbook in undergraduate or master’s programs. This book succinctly describes the benefits of Lean in manufacturing, sales, administration, distribution, health care, and other industries, as well as providing a step-by-step description of how Lean is applied.


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James R. Bradley

James R. Bradley received his PhD in industrial engineering from Standford University, his BE in mechanical/electrical engineering from General Motors Institute, and his MBA from Tuck School at Dartmo…

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April 20, 2015





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