Book Brief: The Perfect Engine
The Perfect Engine: How to Win in the New Demand Economy by Building to Order With Fewer Resources
By Anand Sharma and Patricia E. Moody
304 pages, $30
Two well-known manufacturing experts offer a new manufacturing techniquea combination of lean production and Six Sigma quality principles that has led to a decrease in average production time and capital investment, an increase in productivity and a reduction in lead time. The book also discusses how the Internet will transform manufacturing.