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  • Lean Construction

    Core Concepts and New Frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Tzortzopoulos, Michail Kagioglou, Lauri Koskela

    This book collates the main research developments around Lean Construction over the past 25 years with contributions from many seminal authors in the field. It takes stock of developments since the publication of Koskela’s (1992) Application of the new production philosophy to construction, and in…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Lean – Let’s Get It Right!

    How to Build a Culture of Continuous Improvement, 1st Edition

    By David Rizzardo

    Lean – Let’s Get It Right!: How to Build a Culture of Continuous Improvement (978-0-367-42991-1, 340939) Shelving Guide: Business & Management / Lean Management This book addresses the root causes of why a majority of Lean transformations have not met expectations. More importantly, it…

    Paperback – 2020-02-14 
    Productivity Press

  • Design for Manufacturability

    How to Use Concurrent Engineering to Rapidly Develop Low-Cost, High-Quality Products for Lean Production, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By David M. Anderson

    Achieve any cost goals in half the time to stable production with quality designed in -- Do it right the first time! Design for Manufacturability: How to Use Concurrent Engineering to Rapidly Develop Low-Cost, High-Quality Products for Lean Production, Second Edition is the definitive work on DFM…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Productivity Press

  • Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Lincoln H. Forbes, Syed M Ahmed

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction is the new and enhanced edition of the pioneering book Modern Construction by Lincoln H. Forbes and Syed M. Ahmed. This book provides a multi-faceted approach for applying lean methodologies to improve design and construction…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge

  • A Magnificent Journey to Excellence

    Sixteen Years of Six Sigma at Cummins Inc., 1st Edition

    By George K. Strodtbeck III, Mohan V. Tatikonda

    This book presents a model of organization transformation success. The model framework comprises a series of S-Curves (maturity curves) of planning and execution activities phased over time. The model is illustrated through description and analysis of an actual, two-decade, highly successful,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-27 
    Productivity Press

  • The Strategic Planning and Deployment Excellence System (SPADES)

    Ensuring Complete Success from Strategic Plan Development to Deployment, 1st Edition

    By Jack B. ReVelle, Susan L. Stuffle, Harry K. Jackson

    The Strategic Planning and Deployment Excellence System (SPADES) provides a path to long-term success in the environment of rapidly changing technology and business systems. It combines the best of Hoshin Kanri, Quality Function Deployment (QFD), and other proven management and leadership tools and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-27 
    Productivity Press

  • The Definitive Guide to Emergency Department Operational Improvement

    Employing Lean Principles with Current ED Best Practices to Create the “No Wait” Department, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chuck Noon, PhD

    This revised and updated book explores the academics behind managing the complex service environment that is the Emergency Department (ED) by combining applied management science and practical experiences to create a model of how to improve operations. This book offers a presentation of Lean tools…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Productivity Press

  • Embedding Culture and Quality for High Performing Organizations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norhayati Zakaria, Flevy Lasrado

    The aim of this book is to bridge two different core disciplines: quality management and cross-cultural management, based on how multinational corporations work, and how culture determines individual practices and values. Understanding these previously separate fields is essential to keeping…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Productivity Press

  • Sustainable Development, Leadership, and Innovations

    1st Edition

    By Dalia Streimikiene, Asta Mikalauskiene, Remigijus Ciegis

    This book deals with the main challenges of sustainable development and the role of sustainable business and corporate social responsibility in implementing these challenges through sustainable leadership and innovations. It includes the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Creatively Lean

    How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Drive Innovation Throughout Your Organization, 1st Edition

    By Isabella Englebach

    Leaders in Lean organizations must encourage and foster new ideas. Yet as humans we are naturally wired to feel discomfort around newness. Fortunately, there is a large body of knowledge on the leadership behaviors needed to create an environment for innovation that has been developed alongside the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Productivity Press

  • The Secret to Maximizing Profitability

    A Business Novel on How to Successfully Combine The Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma to Drive Profit Margins to New Levels, 1st Edition

    By Bob Sproull

    This book fully details, as the title suggests, the real secret to maximizing an organization's profitability. While many companies have implemented improvement initiatives such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing, there is a missing link which, when discovered and implemented, will take these same…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Productivity Press

  • Continuous Improvement in Higher Education

    How to Begin Your Institution’s Lean Journey, 1st Edition

    By Bonnie Slykhuis

    Is your college or university struggling with how to adapt to budget cuts, changing student needs, technology, or regulatory changes? Do you have a program or staff assigned to help coordinate change efforts? Are you ready to become more proactive in how you react to the changes that affect your…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Productivity Press

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