Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Total Industrial Engineering - Concept

Total Industrial Engineering - Definition
by Yamashina

A system of methods where the performance of labor is maximized by reducing Muri (unnatural operation), Mura (irregular operation) and Muda (non-value added operation), and then separating labor from machinery through the use of sensor techniques.

( Source: http://wenku.baidu.com/view/a1cdf8ec4afe04a1b071de84.html)

Some more detail is available in an article by me on Knol (Still the information available is only a little)