Lean Manufacturing Products

  • Lean Six Sigma

    Renewed and Regenerated for the Modern Global Economy with FUSE

    By Kyle Toppazzini

    Lean Sigma initiatives often plateau and fail because the philosophy on which they should be built to ensure sustainability is missing. Business conducted in China is different than in the West. "Change management" is nonexistent as relationships are key when suppliers work with clients and when…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Productivity Press

  • Employees and Employers in Service Organizations

    Emerging Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Arvind K. Birdie

    With increasing globalization and fast-paced technological advances in business today, service organizations must respond to the changing business dynamic between employers and employees. The service industry has metamorphosed into a revolution not only in the United States but also in other…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    21st Century Business Management

  • Systemic Improvement Planning for Results-Based Positive Operational Changes

    By Hakan Butuner

    This book introduces Systematic Improvement Planning (SIP), a structured approach to improvement. It draws upon proven industrial engineering and quality improvement tools, along with some of its own, and enables people to make positive changes. SIP is designed to help meet goals, solve problems,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Auerbach Publications

  • The Entrepreneurial Hospital

    Four Principles that Provide Exceptional Patient Care and Increase Profits

    By Lisa T. Miller

    This book is for the 18 million healthcare workers who serve patients daily and strive for exceptional patient care. The book is about hospitals moving from institutional thinking to entrepreneurial thinking, a far more effective approach for the current business climate. Entrepreneurs are creative…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26 
    Productivity 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 – 2016-09-14 
    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 – 2016-09-08 
    Productivity Press

  • Forest Value Chain Optimization and Sustainability

    Edited by Sophie D'Amours, Mustapha Ouhimmou, Jean-Francois 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

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

    From the Stone Age to Lean Manufacturing and Beyond

    By Christoph Roser

    The industrial revolution, mechanization, water and steam power, computers, and automation have given an enormous boost to manufacturing productivity. "Faster, Better, Cheaper" in the History of Manufacturing shows how the ability to make products faster, better, and cheaper has evolved from the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Productivity Press

  • 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 – 2016-08-02 
    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 – 2016-07-26 
    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 – 2016-07-26 
    Productivity Press

  • 10 Essentials for High Performance Quality in the 21st Century

    By Diomidis H. Stamatis

    As a society, we tend to reward problem solvers, rather than those who prevent problems at their source. In other words, we focus on after-the-fact occurrences (appraisal activities) instead of trying to eliminate these occurrences (preventing activities). Discussing and evaluating the core…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22
    Productivity Press

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