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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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  • A Public-Sector Journey to Lean

    Fighting Muda in Times of Muri, 1st Edition

    By Kate McGovern

    Most Lean practitioners learn about the three Ms: muda (waste), mura (unevenness or variability), and muri (overburden), and beginners in Lean generally focus on the removal of muda. The impact of muri is not as readily understood. It is extremely significant, however, for those working in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
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  • The Lean IT Expert

    Leading the Transformation to High Performance IT, 1st Edition

    By Niels Loader

    Digital transformation is a business concern; it is no longer just IT that must get things done. The disruptive force of start-ups focusing on IT-based services that can be consumed through mobile devices cannot be underestimated -- These start-ups eat away at the high-margin services provided by…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
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  • Lean Demand-Driven Procurement

    How to Apply Lean Thinking to Your Supply Management Processes, 1st Edition

    By Paul Myerson

    Lean thinking has expanded beyond its origins in repetitive manufacturing to other types of manufacturing processes such as process and product processes, and more recently to the administrative, supply chain, and operations management functions in a variety of industries. While there are many&…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
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  • Lean in Agriculture

    Create More Value with Less Work on the Farm, 1st Edition

    By Vibeke Fladkjaer Nielsen, Susanne Pejstrup

    Responding to a recent surge in interest, this is the first book to comprehensively address how Lean thinking and tools can be implemented in agriculture. This handbook breaks down barriers, clearly showing how techniques originally developed for use in factories work just as well on farms.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
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  • Transforming an Idea Into a Business with Design Thinking

    The Structured Approach from Silicon Valley for Entrepreneurs and Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Muhammad Mashhood Alam

    We are living in fascinating times, when the power of technology is not just reshaping, but is transforming the globe in unprecedented ways. These include the ability to connect with anyone across the globe in an instant using a tiny device in the palm of our hands to the availability of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06
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  • Lean Transportation Management

    Using Logistics as a Strategic Differentiator, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed Achahchah

    This book provides an overview of the key transportation management processes from a shipper’s perspective. It enables managers to gain quick insight in the added value of transportation as a strategic differentiator, its key drivers, and guidelines on how to use them in an effective and efficient…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
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