Chapter 2. Workers Under Lean Manufacturing

  1. David Holman2,
  2. Toby D. Wall,
  3. Chris W. Clegg,
  4. Paul Sparrow3 and
  5. Ann Howard4
  1. Rick Delbridge

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713365.ch2

The New Workplace: A Guide to the Human Impact of Modern Working Practices

The New Workplace: A Guide to the Human Impact of Modern Working Practices

How to Cite

Delbridge, R. (2002) Workers Under Lean Manufacturing, in The New Workplace: A Guide to the Human Impact of Modern Working Practices (eds D. Holman, T. D. Wall, C. W. Clegg, P. Sparrow and A. Howard), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713365.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Sheffield, UK

  2. 3

    University of Manchester, UK

  3. 4

    Development Dimensions International, New Jersey, USA

Author Information

  1. Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471485438

Online ISBN: 9780470713365

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Keywords:

  • manufacturing methods;
  • company philosophy;
  • Japanese organizations;
  • management techniques;
  • methods of production

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Origins of Lean Manufacturing

  • Organizing Principles of Lean Manufacturing

  • Implications for Workers

  • Cases of Lean Working

  • Current Debates and Future Issues

  • References