On May 5, 1961, Alan Shepard became the first US astronaut to journey to the “final frontier.” Atop a Mercury rocket, Shepard launched into a fifteen-minute suborbital journey reaching an altitude of about one hundred miles before returning to earth. 512 more words
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By Taiichi Ohno
In this classic text, Taiichi Ohno–inventor of the Toyota Production System and Lean manufacturing–shares the genius that sets him apart as one of the most disciplined and creative thinkers of our time. 1,846 more words
Where does NASA meet Dentistry?
A full-time practicing dentist, Dr. Ahearn consulted with ergonomists from NASA and industry, and with engineering consultants from universities such as M.I.T. 328 more words
Lean thinking can also be applied in Product Development and R&D environment. The focus is on identifying Value and Non-value Added Activities, making sure that customer requirements are met and build in learning and continuous improvement. 109 more words