The LEAN Playbook Series

  • The Quick Changeover Playbook: A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner book cover

    The Quick Changeover Playbook

    A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner, 1st Edition

    By Chris A. Ortiz

    Complete with color pictures from real quick changeover implementations, The Quick Changeover Playbook provides detailed step-by-step guidelines on how to reduce setup times as well as improve flexibility, product quality, and visual control while reducing lead times and costs.This new book in The…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02
    Productivity Press
    The LEAN Playbook Series

  • The Cell Manufacturing Playbook: A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner book cover

    The Cell Manufacturing Playbook

    A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner, 1st Edition

    By Chris A. Ortiz

    Cell manufacturing takes traditional process-based production environments and creates right-sized smaller work areas that have all of the essential workstations and equipment needed to produce the product.Until now, there has been a need for a book with step-by-step guidelines on how to implement…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Productivity Press
    The LEAN Playbook Series

  • The TPM Playbook: A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner book cover

    The TPM Playbook

    A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner, 1st Edition

    By Chris A. Ortiz

    A companywide approach to improving the effectiveness and longevity of equipment and machines, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is a critical component of production line success. The need for a step-by-step guidelines on how to achieve TPM has been filled with the publication of The TPM Playbook…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Productivity Press
    The LEAN Playbook Series

  • The Kanban Playbook: A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner book cover

    The Kanban Playbook

    A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner, 1st Edition

    By Chris A. Ortiz

    A scheduling system for Lean and just-in-time production, Kanban is a proven tool for reducing waste, inventory, and lead times. The implementation of Kanban, however, is a manually intensive action and conducting Kanban projects properly takes experience and direction.Until now, there has been a…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11
    Productivity Press
    The LEAN Playbook Series

  • The 5S Playbook: A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner book cover

    The 5S Playbook

    A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner, 1st Edition

    By Chris A. Ortiz

    A powerful and effective Lean tool, 5S can help prevent company failure and launch an organization into world-class operational excellence. Until now, however, there has been a need for a book with detailed step-by-step guidelines on how to properly implement 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Scrub,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Productivity Press
    The LEAN Playbook Series