Lean Manufacturing Products

  • Lean Six Sigma for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

    A Practical Guide

    By Jiju Antony, S. Vinodh, E. V. Gijo

    Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is not as popular with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as it is with larger ones. However, many SMEs are suppliers to larger entities who are pushing for superior quality and world-class process efficiencies from suppliers. Because of this, the authors have come up…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24 
    CRC Press

  • The Innovation Tools Handbook, Volume 2

    Evolutionary and Improvement Tools that Every Innovator Must Know

    By H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl

    This book describes the evolutionary/improvement-oriented tools and techniques that move an idea to realization. It focuses on mastering these tools for the key action step: managing the investment in creating new opportunities for generating customer value. It includes a toolset that allows…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    Productivity Press

  • You're the Boss

    Growing and Selling a Successful Consulting Firm

    By Raj Aseervatham

    Written in a warmly conversational way (making it accessible to novice consultants as well as seasoned professionals), this book is aimed at small to medium business consulting entrepreneurs who want to achieve these three goals: (1) To work for themselves; to be their own bosses; (2) To grow their…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Productivity Press

  • The Basics of Process Improvement

    By Tristan Boutros, Jennifer Cardella

    Implementing a high level of process maturity is the key that unlocks performance potential in organizations. Most companies, though, attempt to build organizational maturity without a formal framework, process or strategy. This book serves as a basic Process Improvement primer that focuses on…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09 
    Productivity Press

  • The Innovation Tools Handbook, Volume 1

    Organizational and Operational Tools, Methods, and Techniques that Every Innovator Must Know

    Edited by H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl

    This book will help readers gain certification to the basic three levels of Innovation Science. It describes the organizational/operational innovation tools and techniques, activities, and practices that move an organization toward generating greater business value through innovation management. It…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Productivity Press

  • Operational Excellence in Your Office

    A Guide to Achieving Autonomous Value Stream Flow with Lean Techniques

    By Kevin J. Duggan, Tim Healey

    Operational Excellence is achieved when all employees in your organization can see the flow of value to your customers and can make adjustments to that flow before it breaks down. Operational Excellence in Your Office: A Guide to Achieving Autonomous Value Stream Flow with Lean Techniques presents…

    Paperback – 2016-04-22 
    Productivity Press

  • The Field Guide to Achieving HR Excellence through Six Sigma

    By Daniel Bloom

    In an environment where many organizations think of human capital assets as little more than expense items that impact the bottom line, this book will help human resource (HR) professionals initiate a shift toward a new culture in which management views employees as true partners in achieving…

    Paperback – 2016-04-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Organizational Behavior and Virtual Work

    By Arvind K. Birdie, Madhu Jain

    With the globalization of work and technological advancements in recent years, and with emphasis on service quality today, organizations have changed. Virtual work has emerged as the new employment relationship and has been embraced by employees and employers in many industries. This book explores…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14 
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Quick Changeover Playbook

    A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner

    By Chris A. Ortiz

    Complete with color pictures from real quick changeover implementations, The Quick Changeover Playbook provides detailed step-by-step guidelines on how to reduce setup times as well as improve flexibility, product quality, and visual control while reducing lead times and costs.This new book in The…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11 
    Productivity Press
    The LEAN Playbook Series

  • Standardized Work with TWI

    Eliminating Human Errors in Production and Service Processes

    By Bartosz Misiurek

    Standardized Work with TWI: Eliminating Human Errors in Production and Service Processes presents the Training within Industry (TWI) program and describes how it can influence and alter one’s understanding of work standardization. Work standardization is the key to eliminating human errors from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08 
    Productivity Press

  • Solving Complex Industrial Problems without Statistics

    By Ralph R. Pawlak

    Presenting: Problem Solving Sans Statistics Enhance your problem-solving skills, and improve your company’s profitability using the methods outlined in Solving Complex Industrial Problems without Statistics. Introducing a process that involves working through problems and solutions without relying…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    CRC Press

  • The Lean Practitioner's Field Book

    Proven, Practical, Profitable and Powerful Techniques for Making Lean Really Work

    By Charles Protzman, Fred Whiton, Joyce Kerpchar, Christopher Lewandowski, Steve Stenberg, Patrick Grounds

    While there are numerous Lean Certification programs, most companies have their own certification paths whereby they bestow expert status upon employees after they have participated in or led a certain number of kaizen events. Arguing that the number of kaizen events should not determine a person's…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Productivity Press

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