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Toyota Production System
This new edition of Toyota Production System: An Integrated Approach to Just-In-Time updates the classic with new material on e-kanban, mini-profit centers, computer-based information systems, and innovative solutions to common obstacles in TPS implementation. Expand
Management Teams — Why They Succeed or Fail
A Study of Teams: How It All Began The Apollo Syndrome Teams Containing Similar Personalities Identifying further Team Roles Team Leadership The Missing Team Roles Developing an inventoryExpand
Trust: Reason, Routine, Reflexivity
y it is crucial to recognise how the leap of faith interacts with reason, routine, and reflexivity in trust. It is not merely the case that trust rests on imperfect bases which leave a residual gapExpand
Knowledge Management Tools and Techniques: Practitioners and Experts Evaluate KM Solutions
Knowledge Management Research & Practice (2005) 3, 117–119. doi:10.1057/palgrave.kmrp.8500047 This book is the second of a series – the first on Leading with Knowledge (reviewed in KMRP Vol. 2, No.Expand
Models of Discovery
  • J. Kidd
  • Computer Science
  • 1 December 1978
Knowledge management sans frontières
The concept of ‘triangles of trust’ is introduced, and to focus on where ‘the top meets the bottom’ in terms of knowledge management and organisational learning, to place an emphasis on knowledge management as a process. Expand
Knowledge Creation in Japanese Manufacturing Companies in Italy
A study of all the Japanese-Italian production subsidiaries was undertaken in Italy by Songini et al. (including the present author) with respect to the managerial, technical and political issuesExpand
From pre‐Medieval to post‐Modern times
Purpose – The paper aims to begin with a brief review of early banking and finance methods, early logistics routes through Europe, and message delivery modes in medieval China, the paper thenExpand
The utilization of subjective probabilities in production planning
This paper describes how the subjective probabilities of overhaul completion gleaned from workers in each power station, are combined in the Midlands Region Information Centre, resulting in a prediction of the expected capabilities of the level of power generation over a possible horizon of 30 weeks. Expand