Lean Manufacturing Products

  • The Business of Humanity

    Strategic Management in the Era of Globalization, Innovation, and Shared Value

    By John Camillus, Bopaya Bidanda, N. Chandra Mohan

    Companies across the world, for a variety of reasons, are committing to incorporating social responsibility into their business models and finding that their profits are growing and their long-term sustainability is enhanced -- building “humanity” into their business models as the driver of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Productivity Press

  • Manufacturing Intelligence

    The Art of Making Factory Data Talk

    By Michel Baudin

    Written as an aid in obtaining information to solve factory problems, this text explains how to work with the information systems staff to retrieve factory data from the multiple and often incompatible legacy systems they typically reside in. The author examines the three sources of information:…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Project Management, Review, and Assessment

    By H. James Harrington, William S. Ruggles

    This book is provides guidance to a project improvement team (PIT) on how to manage and assess an improvement initiative. It includes helpful tips on how to develop the detailed project plan and how to implement the project plan. It includes information on how to review the project from various…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Productivity Press
    The Little Big Book Series

  • 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 – 2017-06-27 
    Productivity Press

  • Creative Thinking for Business Leaders

    How to Accomplish Successful Ideation through Creative Resilience

    By Benjamin Watson

    Creative thinking, which the most successful companies that develop the most innovative products rely on, has evolved into to creative resilience – the technique to persevere with problems and solve them faster. The approach will help business leaders create both the physical and mental agility to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Productivity Press

  • Cementing Customer Relationships

    By H. James Harrington, Thomas H. Carmody

    This book defines how 21st century technologies are changing the way companies interface with customers as well as discuss customer trend tools and the identification of future markets and new demand. It examines customer alignment tools and derivative models, customer engagement tools, and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Productivity Press
    The Little Big Book Series

  • Rules of the Road for Entrepreneurs

    A Map for a Successful Journey

    By H. James Harrington, Shane P. Rogers

    This book combines the knowledge, skills, and risks taken by a young entrepreneur with those acquired by a senior entrepreneur. Dr. Harrington is well-known for his work with many organizations around the world at refining and improving their manufacturing and business processes, organizational…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Productivity Press
    The Little Big Book Series

  • The Theory and Context Behind the Shingo Model

    A Complex Systems-Based Framework for Enterprise Excellence

    By Gerhard J. Plenert

    The Shingo Enterprise Excellence Prize Model (SEEM) has exerted global influence over the ways that exceptional organizations formulate/deploy strategy with its focus on processes, Lean thinking, continuous improvement, innovation, workforce development, and supplier strategies. This book details…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Productivity Press
    The Shingo Model Series

  • Lean Culture for the Construction Industry

    Building Responsible and Committed Project Teams, Second Edition

    By Gary Santorella

    Lean tools alone don't lead to successful Lean initiatives: The missing piece is culture. The author will revise all chapters based on new insights and will expand the chapter on relationships between owners and architects as Kaizan events on culture/vulnerability-based trust improved processes and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Productivity Press

  • Early Equipment Management (EEM)

    Continuous Improvement for Projects

    By Dennis McCarthy

    Capital projects often fail not for technical reasons but due to poor design, specification, and project management processes. The book explains how Early Equipment Management provides countermeasures to these weaknesses through: Processes that define clear accountabilities for each step of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-24 
    Productivity Press

  • The Management and Employee Development Review

    Competitive Advantage through Transformative Teamwork and Evolved Mindsets

    By Kelly Graves

    This book combines accepted psychological theory with practical business reality to help managers get the very best out of their employees and teams. The book will be extremely readable, loaded with real-world examples, figures, and sidebars. The central theme is basic: that any organization is…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Productivity Press

  • Simple

    Killing Complexity for a Lean and Agile Organization

    By Barry L. Cross

    The parameters of competition in business today are changing, where big will not necessarily beat small anymore; fast is beating slow. Agility, speed and flexibility will be the key elements of successful strategy and execution, and not just in the corporate world. Government agencies, health care,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Productivity Press

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