Lean Manufacturing Products

  • Green Engineering

    Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Design

    By Riadh Habash

    This is a primary text project that combines sustainability development with engineering entrepreneurship and design to present a multi-disciplinary approach to modern engineering education. It is distinguished by extensive descriptions of concepts on sustainability, its principles and its…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    CRC Press

  • The Future of Organizations: Workplace Issues and Practices

    Edited by Arvind K. Birdie

    This new book, The Future of Organizations: Workplace Issues and Practices, provides some valuable insights into how organizations are changing and evolving and how human resource personnel, employers, and employees are reacting to these emerging workplace transitions. Today’s successful…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    21st Century Business Management

  • Production Management

    Advanced Models, Tools, and Applications for Pull Systems

    By Yacob Khojasteh

    Production control systems (PCS) play a critical role in cost optimization of today’s global supply chains. PCS manage the physical material flow in the manufacturing plan and are therefore a key driver of inventory levels and productions cost. Since the introduction of Toyota’s just-in-time…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Productivity Press

  • The Excellent Education System

    Using Six Sigma to Transform Schools

    By Daniel Bloom

    The Excellent Education System: Using Six Sigma to Transform Schools helps you discover and understand the technique of evidence-based learning and operations through which the modern school satisfies the need to increase the flow of successful students through the educational system from…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Productivity Press

  • The Lean Brain Theory

    Complex Networked Lean Strategic Organizational Design

    By Javier Villalba-Diez, PhD

    The most complex organization known in the universe is inside of our heads: our brain. Because organizations are formed by human beings, The Lean Brain Theory aims to mimic human brain structure and functionality so as to enable the emergence of brain-like organizations in which the 'neurons' are…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Productivity Press

  • Statistical Process Control

    A Pragmatic Approach

    By Stephen Mundwiller

    People with minimal math skills, and even those with advanced math skills, have difficulty grasping the intuitive concepts behind Statistical Process Control (SPC). Many practitioners do not understand the concepts behind Control Charts, the differences of out of control and out of specification,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Leadership Can Be Learned

    Clarity, Connection, and Results

    By Gilmore Crosby

    The premise of this book, despite all that has been written on the subject, is that leadership is poorly understood because human systems are poorly understood. Like paradigms of old, which were eventually discarded – flat earth, earth at the center of the universe, and so on - most people are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25 
    Productivity Press

  • True Kaizen

    Management's Role in Improving Work Climate and Culture

    By Collin McLoughlin, Toshihiko Miura

    What does it take to manage an organization to success? No matter what industry you are in, an organization is primarily a group of people. This book focuses on that ever-important human element. In the rush to get 'lean', many organizations focus solely on tools for increasing productivity, but…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Productivity Press

  • Discover Excellence

    An Overview of the Shingo Model and Its Principles

    Edited by Gerhard J. Plenert

    The organizational principles of Shigeo Shingo have been the foundation of an international revolution towards enterprise excellence. His efforts with the Toyota Production System transformed productivity, quality, and customer focus. This book introduces the 10 foundational principles behind the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Productivity Press
    The Shingo Model Series

  • Lean Maintenance

    A Practical, Step-By-Step Guide for Increasing Efficiency

    By Javier Girón Blanco, Torsten Dederichs

    The book is about applying Lean manufacturing principles to industrial maintenance in order to improve the efficiency and be able to do more with the same (or less) resources. By industrial maintenance we mean the maintenance that takes place in factories and industrial facilities. The book is the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Productivity Press

  • Safety Culture and High-Risk Environments

    A Leadership Perspective

    By Cindy L. Caldwell

    This book provides leaders in high risk industries a better understanding of how their values and behaviors can influence the organization's safety culture and improve its capacity to bounce back from failure. Examples are illustrated through case studies and practical tools are provided to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Improvements in Environment Safety and Health

  • Post-Capitalist Entrepreneurship

    Startups for the 99%

    By Boyd Cohen

    The Occupy Movement with the ‘We are the 99%’ slogan, emerged as a reaction to a perception that the market-based form of capitalism employed in the US, and to differing degrees in democracies around the globe, is beyond broken. The average citizen has grown increasingly convinced that the system…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Productivity Press

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