Cost Half: The Method for Radical Cost Reduction, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Cost Half

The Method for Radical Cost Reduction, 1st Edition

By Toshio Suzue

Productivity Press

170 pages

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Hardback: 9781563272493
pub: 2002-07-10
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Maximize Your Profits with Innovative Cost Reduction Techniques!

The Cost Half approach does not rely on gradual improvement activities. Rather, it is a radical, "greedy" approach that focuses on developing three interrelated strengths to ensure stable business results. That is, Cost Half puts you on the road to increasing market development strength, improving competitive quality, and maintaining competitive cost.

The techniques in Cost Half: The Method for Radical Cost Reduction are designed to help meet target costs and create a sustainable cost management system for strong business capability.

Highlights Include:

  • Identification of the telltale signs of a company in need of a Cost Half program
  • Practical techniques for changing cost-generating sources and locations
  • Step by step guide for the implementation of Cost Half in your company
  • Cost Half benchmarking activities
  • A case study demonstrating a successful Cost Half project

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Case Study of a Cost Half Project

Chapter 2: Telltale Signs that A Company Needs a Cost Half Program

Chapter 3: The Cost Half Program - A Way to Revolutionize Cost Competitiveness

Chapter 4: Understanding the Cost Half Promotion System and Techniques

Chapter 5: Cost Half Technique 1: Changing Preconditions and Limitations

Chapter 6: Cost Half Technique 2: Changes in Structures

Chapter 7: Cost Half Techniques 3-5: Changes in Logic, Process Changes, and Activity Changes

Chapter 8: Cost Half Deployment

Chapter 9: Cost Half Benchmarks


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control