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1st Edition

Strategic Error-Proofing
Achieving Success Every Time with Smarter FMEAs

ISBN 9781420083675
Published August 14, 2008 by Productivity Press
152 Pages 27 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book illustrates how the strategic placement of 'error-proofing' devices, which is refered in this book as Success Every Time (SET), drives up industries' profits and throughput. It highlights the deficiencies of Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) and compares the strategy to the SET.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Getting Started with Success Every Time
Chapter 1: FMEA, Poke-Yoke, Mistake-Proofing, and Error-Proofing: Sorting Out the Terminology
Chapter 2: Success Every Time and Quality Improvement
Part 2: The Critical Phases of Success Every Time
Chapter 3: Strategic Monitoring of the Critical Elements
Chapter 4: Phase I of the Success Every Time Method: Part Level
Chapter 5: Phase II of the Success Every Time Method: Set-Up Level
Chapter 6: Phase III of the Success Every Time Method: Parameter Level
Part 3: Perfecting and Monitoring Your Error-Proofing Devices
Chapter 7: Designing Parts That are Device-Compatible
Chapter 8: Investing in Your Devices
Chapter 9: Creating Great Devices, Placing Them, and Verifying Their Success
Part 4: Success Every Time as a Corporate-Wide Strategy
Chapter 10: The Strategy Behind Success Every Time
Chapter 11: Putting it All Together

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John Casey is a strategic thinker with a definite bias toward thinking outside the box. His career includes assignments in a wide cross-section of business functions, including manufacturing, purchasing, quality, finance, and manufacturing engineering. John’s business perspective and approach were shaped during his three-year assignment working for Toyota at New United Motor Manufacturing Incorporated (NUMMI), as part of Toyota’s joint venture with General Motors in Fremont, California. At NUMMI, John was the program manager for the launch of the Corolla and Prizm car models.