IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Comparative analysis of work force management techniques between Lean and traditional manufacturing companies: A quantitative decision tool for choosing between layoffs and continual improvement

2010 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering & Technology (PICMET)

Author(s): Hallam, C.R.A. ; Hammond, S. ; Flannery, W.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 July 2010
Conference Location: Phuket, Thailand, Thailand
Conference Date: 18 July 2010
Page(s): 1 - 11
ISBN (CD): 978-1-890843-21-2
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-8203-0
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The Toyota Production System (TPS) has long touted the workforce management technique of continual improvement in the face of economic downturns. This is counter to a more general approach of... View More

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