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Reducing Process Costs with Lean, Six Sigma, and Value Engineering Techniques

1st Edition

By Kim H. Pries, Jon M. Quigley

Auerbach Publications

365 pages

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Description

A company with effective cost reduction activities in place will be better positioned to adapt to shifting economic conditions. In fact, it can make the difference between organizations that thrive and those that simply survive during times of economic uncertainty. Reducing Process Costs with Lean, Six Sigma, and Value Engineering Techniques covers

Table of Contents

Introduction. Saving Money with Homegrown Ideas. Arbitrary Cost Down Approach. Rubric for Costing Down. The Isuzu Approach to Tear Downs. The DOD Approach. Classical Value Analysis / Value Engineering Techniques. Classical Techniques. Saving Money with Six Sigma Projects. Saving Money with Lean Manufacturing. Saving Money with Optimization. Regaining Money with Cost Recovery. Other Methods. Finding Cost Reductions. When Cost Improvement Goes Wrong.

About the Authors

Kim H. Pries & Jon M. Quigley

Co-Founders, Value Transformation, LLC

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS070050
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Manufacturing Industries
COM032000
COMPUTERS / Information Technology