Lean Manufacturing Products

  • Forest Value Chain Optimization and Sustainability

    Edited by Sophie D'Amours, Mustapha Ouhimmou, Jean-François Audy, Yan Feng

    This book provides a global perspective on the various issues that the industry has to face as well as to provide some key global strategies that can help coping with those global challenges, such as collaboration, strategic value chain planning, and interdependency analyses. It presents literature…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • The TWI Facilitator's Guide

    How to Use the TWI Programs Successfully

    By Donald A. Dinero

    There are many books on TWI, but they don't include any new material. Practitioners have altered the programs without understanding the underlying principles. These changes have made the programs less effective. This book will identify/explain the main principles of the TWI Programs. Knowing these…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Productivity Press

  • "Faster, Better, Cheaper" in the History of Manufacturing

    From the Stone Age to Lean Manufacturing and Beyond

    By Christoph Roser

    The book shows how abilities to make things faster, cheaper, and better have evolved. Other books cover selected aspects -the entire story is here. It starts with prehistory stone tools and ends with a future outlook. The improvements in computer technology/artificial intelligence will change…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09 
    Productivity Press

  • The Innovation Tools Handbook, Volume 3

    Creative Tools, Methods, and Techniques that Every Innovator Must Know

    Edited by H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl

    This book focuses on the creative tools and techniques, decisions, activities, and practices that move ideas to realization generate business value. It has a unique leaning on learning and mastering the improvement tools for managing the investment in creating new opportunities for generating…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    Productivity Press

  • Design for Six Sigma

    A Practical Approach through Innovation

    By Elizabeth A. Cudney, Tina Kanti Agustiady

    Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) is an innovative continuous improvement methodology for designing new products, processes, and services by integrating Lean and Six Sigma principles. This book will explain how the DFSS methodology is used to design robust products, processes, or services right the first…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Quality, Involvement, Flow

    The Systemic Organization

    By Domenico Lepore, Angela Montgomery, Giovanni Siepe

    Current organizations underperform due to silo thinking. Artificial barriers frustrate efforts and perpetuate an organizational model no longer adequate for the complexity of the current business world. Leaders and managers must acquire a whole-system perspective for their organizations to be…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26 
    Productivity Press

  • Lean Daily Management for Healthcare Field Book

    By Gerard A. Berlanga, Brock C. Husby

    This book gives healthcare leaders a practical guide to implementing the 4 key components of lean daily management system - 1. LDM boards; 2. Leadership rounds 3. Leader daily disciplines and 4. Lean projects. Although lean is not new to healthcare, effective LDM is just now taking hold with the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21 
    Productivity Press

  • The "Grow or Die" Ultimatum

    Creating Value Through Acquisition and Blended, Long-Term Improvement Formulas

    By Daniel Borris

    Mergers and acquisitions require diligent planning and are extremely hard work -- you can’t get better just by getting bigger! Businesses must run effectively before they are expanded through acquisition. Using a compelling story format featuring a cast of characters, The "Grow or Die" Ultimatum:…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13 
    Productivity Press

  • RSM Simplified

    Optimizing Processes Using Response Surface Methods for Design of Experiments, Second Edition

    By Mark J. Anderson, Patrick J. Whitcomb

    Anderson and Whitcomb pick up where they left off in DOE Simplified with RSM Simplified -- a practical tool for design of experiments that anyone with a minimum of technical training can understand and appreciate. Their approach is simple and fun for those who desire knowledge on response surface…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12 
    Productivity Press

  • Lean Daily Management for Healthcare

    A Strategic Guide to Implementing Lean for Hospital Leaders

    By Brad White

    You likely don’t need any more tools, programs, or workshops to improve your hospital. What you need is a simple and consistent approach to manage problem-solving. Filling this need, this book presents a Lean management system that can help break down barriers between staff, directors, and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-07 
    Productivity Press

  • The Innovation Tools Handbook, Volume 2

    Evolutionary and Improvement Tools that Every Innovator Must Know

    By H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl

    In today’s fast-moving, high-technology environment, the focus on quality has given way to a focus on innovation. From presidents of the United States to presidents of Fortune 500 companies, it is clear that everyone thinks innovation is extremely important. The challenge is that few people stop to…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Productivity Press

  • Lean Transformation

    Cultural Enablers and Enterprise Alignment

    By Suresh Patel

    Books in the Quality and Business Excellence series can help readers improve customer value and satisfaction by integrating the voice of the customer into design, manufacturing, supply chain, and field processes. Lean Transformation: Cultural Enablers and Enterprise Alignment is about the Lean…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Productivity Press

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