The Lean Toolbox translated into Chinese

25 April 2016

Lean Toolbox ChineseProfessor John Bicheno’s book (co-written with Dr Matthias Holweg) The Lean Toolbox has been translated into Chinese and is available for pre-order on (the online store).

The Lean Toolbox is a standard bestselling text on the tools, systems, and principles of Lean Manufacturing and Lean Operations. The Lean Toolbox covers Lean Philosophy, The Science of Lean, Improvement, Change, Strategy, Flow, Mapping, Scheduling, Layout, Quality, Product Development, Supply Chain, Lean Accounting, and Lean beyond the factory floor. It is aimed at managers and practitioners. A new English edition (5th ed) was recently released.  Previous editions were known for their concise style and wide coverage and sold over 110,000 copies. The last edition was recommended by APICS for their International CPIM (Certified in Production and Operations Management) examinations. The book is prescribed by several universities in UK, USA, Denmark. The 4th edition remained on’s top 10 on manufacturing for 5 years.