William  Levinson Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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William Levinson

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Levinson Productivity Systems, P.C.

William A. Levinson, P.E., is the principal of Levinson Productivity Systems, P.C. He is an ASQ Fellow, Certified Quality Engineer, Quality Auditor, Quality Manager, Reliability Engineer, and Six Sigma Black Belt.

Biography

William A. Levinson, P.E., is the principal of Levinson Productivity Systems, P.C. He is an ASQ Fellow, Certified Quality Engineer, Quality Auditor, Quality Manager, Reliability Engineer, and Six Sigma Black Belt. He holds degrees in chemistry and chemical engineering from Penn State and Cornell Universities, and night school degrees in business administration and applied statistics from Union College, and he has given presentations at the ASQ World Conference, TOC World 2004, and other national conferences on productivity and quality.
Levinson is also the author of several books on quality, productivity, and management. Henry Ford's Lean Vision is a comprehensive overview of the lean manufacturing  and organizational management methods that Ford employed to achieve unprecedented bottom line results, and Beyond the Theory of Constraints describes how Ford's elimination of variation from material transfer and processing times allowed him to come close to running a balanced factory at full capacity. Statistical Process Control for Real-World Applications shows what to do when the process doesn't conform to the traditional bell curve assumption.

Education

    • Leading authority on Henry Ford's lean manufacturing system (now known as the Toyota production system) and green supply chain system, including its organizational and labor relations aspects.
    • Leading authority on statistical process control methods for real-world situations that do not follow the traditional assumption of the normal (bell curve) distribution.
    • Extensive experience with quality including designed experiments (DOE) and ISO 9001

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Lean Management System LMS:2012 - 1st Edition book cover

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Lean Management Systems (Part 4)

Published: Oct 31, 2012

Lean Management Systems (Part 3)

Published: Oct 31, 2012

Lean Management Systems (Part 1)

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Lean Management Systems (Part 2)

Published: Oct 31, 2012