Like all Shopfloor Series books, Identifying Waste on the Shopfloorpresents concepts and tools in simple and accessible language. The book includes many illustrations and examples to explain basic concepts and some of the challenges that are encountered when looking for and eliminating waste.
Identifying Waste on the Shopfloor is the ideal compliment to 5S, TPM, and other tools for building a lean manufacturing operation.
Productivity's Shopfloor Series books offer a simple, cost-effective approach for building basic knowledge about key manufacturing improvement topics. Identifying Waste on the Shopfloor and all our Shopfloor Series books include innovative instructional features that are the signature of the series. The goal: to place powerful and proven improvement tools in the hands of your entire workforce.
"The book has excellent material presented in a very useful format."
Bob Moody, Value Stream Manager, Northrop-Grumman Navigation Systems, March 2005
Chapter 1 What is Waste?
Chapter 2 The Seven Deadly Wastes
· Processing Waste
· Operation Waste
· Idle Time
Chapter 3 How to Discover Waste
Chapter 4 How to Remove Waste
Chapter 5 How to Prevent Waste
Chapter 6 Reflections and Conclusions