Book Brief: The Perfect Engine

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 09-01-2001

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
Free Press
304 pages, $30

Two well-known manufacturing experts offer a new manufacturing technique—a 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.