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Book details
  • Genre:BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SubGenre:Industrial Management
  • Language:English
  • Pages:100
  • eBook ISBN:9789080746671

Monozukuri in Practice

Achieving Mastery

by Steven Blom

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Overview
Times are fundamentally changed. Hierarchical management according the Taylorian model is outdated. Companies can no longer survive by going on with what they've always done. This book offers a view on a system of values and standards so that you will see work, motivation, leadership, production and profit in a completely different perspective.
Description
Times are fundamentally changed. Hierarchical management according the Taylorian model is outdated. Companies can no longer survive by going on with what they've always done. There is a great need to answer the question how it should go on with our companies and industries. This book offers such an answer. It goes deep into the Monozukuri philosophy and explains how people in production and management, can achieve mastery. It covers a wide range of topics, ranging from Motivation 3.0 and inspiring leadership to creating the right improvement-culture and the finer points of daily management. For who wants to go deeper, the book contains chapters about spirituality and management and zen and management. This book offers a view on a system of values and standards so that you will see work, motivation, leadership, production and profit in a completely different perspective. It is a very concrete and understandable method which in Japan has been tried and successfully applied.
About the author
Steven Blom is a mechanical engineer who made his career at Mars, Johnson & Johnson and Fuji. He was the first production manager of the Fuji Photo Film plant in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Twenty years ago he founded Blom Consultancy. Steven Blom was the first to introduce methods like TPM (Total Productive Maintenance), WCM (World Class Manufacturing) and Lean in The Netherlands. He has helped hundreds of companies to implement Lean. Steven Blom also wrote ‘Long Live Dutch Manufacturing’, a book in which he makes a plea for keeping the manufacturing industry in The Netherlands vital by introducing WCM and Lean. About the author: http://www.blomconsultancy.nl/steven-blom/
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