Masters Theses

Title

A critical analysis of the Toyota Production System

Abstract

"The Toyota Production System is acclaimed as one of the most innovative business strategies of all time. It has evolved into what is now commonly called "Lean Manufacturing." While the principles seem simple enough, not many companies that try to implement this business strategy are able to do so. There are different reasons for this, and it is the goal of this thesis to explore the reasons why many companies are not able to successfully implement the TPS"--Abstract, leaf iii.

Advisor(s)

Ragsdell, K. M.

Committee Member(s)

Daughton, William
Grasman, Scott E. (Scott Erwin)

Department(s)

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Engineering Management

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2007

Pagination

xiii, 80 leaves

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (pages 40-43).

Rights

© 2007 Benedict Ayi-Ago Okine, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Automobile industry and trade -- Production control
Just-in-time systems -- Evaluation
Production management
Toyota automobiles

Thesis Number

T 9149

Print OCLC #

173487322

Link to Catalog Record

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http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b5999126~S5

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