What You Can And Cannot Learn About Manufacturing From Books

I found the following reader’s question in another blog:

“I’m new to Lean and reading all I can find about it, but is there something specific I need to look out for; is there something I should know that I won’t find in the books?”

It’s been centuries since the book was the state of the art in communicating knowledge, and readers needed technical support on how to use one:

Millenials may be the last generation for which “book smart” is synonymous with educated. But books, even printed books as opposed to ebooks, are still essential to learning, and in particular to learning Lean.

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