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For more than 25 years, Productivity Press has developed the largest catalog available anywhere of publications and learning tools about Lean methodology, continuous improvement, and operational excellence. We are currently the premier source of authoritative information on organizational transformation.

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  • Leaner Six Sigma

    Making Lean Six Sigma Easier and Adaptable to Current Workplaces, 1st Edition

    By Terra Vanzant Stern, PhD

    Since the 1980s, Lean and Six Sigma have been used independently to make existing processes better, faster and more cost effective. For almost twenty years, countless companies have embraced the power of blending the two process improvement methodologies. This has resulted in major financial…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
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  • Enterprise Alignment and Results

    Thinking Systemically and Creating Constancy of Purpose and Value for the Customer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Butterworth

    To succeed, an organization must cultivate management systems that effectively align their work and behaviors with principles and direction. These systems should be simple, comprehensible, actionable, and standardized. Establishing alignment in every value stream of an organization will ultimately…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
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    The Shingo Model Series

  • Starting Lean from Scratch

    A Senior Leader’s Guide to Beginning and Steering an Organizational Culture Change for Continuous Improvement, 1st Edition

    By Brent Donald Timmerman

    What if the problem is you? For organizations just preparing to begin a continuous-improvement (CI) journey, the behaviors of the leadership must transform dramatically for the Lean toolkit to succeed. Many organizations invest in training colleagues about the power of the tools but fail to address…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
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  • ISO 9001 and Lean

    Friends, Not Foes, For Providing Efficiency and Customer Value, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Meyer

    ISO 9000 is a comprehensive set of international standards for quality management and quality assurance. These standards ensure that companies effectively document all aspects of their quality management to show transparency and efficiency within all processes. They are not industry specific and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
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  • Complex Management Systems and the Shingo Model

    Foundations of Operational Excellence and Supporting Tools, 1st Edition

    By Rick Edgeman

    The Shingo Enterprise Excellence Prize Model (SEEM) has exerted global influence over the ways that exceptional organizations formulate/deploy strategy with its focus on processes, Lean thinking, continuous improvement, innovation, workforce development, and supplier strategies. This book details…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25
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    The Shingo Model Series

  • Reality, Perception, and Your Company's Workplace Culture

    Creating a New Normal for Problem Solving and Change Management, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Bloom

    Reality and Perception and Your Company's Workplace Culture presents a demonstrable path for navigating the change-management process from beginning to end while fully detailing its obstacles and its triumphs. The book presents the view of a fictional 100-year old company called…

    Paperback – 2019-02-22
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