INEG 4453 Productivity Improvement/Fall 2012
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Quality and Poka-Yoke
= A P Q
Q = Quality =
processedunits defective units
P = Perform
Lean thinking is the dynamic, knowledge-driven, and
customer focused process through which all people
in a defined enterprise continuously eliminate waste
and create value
To create the most
Trade Liberalization, Exit, and Productivity Improvements:
Evidence from Chilean Plants
Department of Economics
This paper empirically investigates the effects of liberalized trade on plant productivity in