The Toyota Production System applied to semiconductors

Clayton M. Christensen and et al. have published a paper in IEEE Spectrum on how the semiconductor industry can successfully apply the concept of the Toyota Production System (TPS) to improve the production efficiency.

The New Economics of Semiconductor Manufacturing, By Clayton M. Christensen, Steven King, Matt Verlinden, and Woodward Yang

The TPS was first described in 1999 by Steve Spear and Kent Bowen in the Harvard Business Review article “Decoding the DNA of the Toyota Production System“.

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