Lean Manufacturing Products

  • Manufacturing Cost Policy Deployment (MCPD) and Methods Design Concept (MDC)

    The Path to Competitiveness

    By Alin Posteuca, Shigeyasu Sakamoto

    This book contains two new approaches to improving the productivity and profitability of production systems that continuously increase competitiveness: Manufacturing Cost Policy Deployment (MCPD) and Methods Design Concept (MDC). MCPD is a manufacturing cost policy aimed at cost improvement through…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Productivity Press

  • Value Stream Maps from the Customer Perspective

    By Don Johnston

    This book provides practical guidance on how to develop Customer Viewpoint Maps. It provides examples of customer viewpoint maps, offers guidelines for working with customers to develop the map, and shows how the results interface with the traditional value stream map for the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Nanobiotechnology to Business

    Creating Nanomedicines to Market

    By Shadi Farhangrazi, Moein Moghimi

    This is an innovative book detailing the many challenges of bringing nanomedicines from the bench to the market. Through conversation, stories, descriptions, and personal accounts with leading entrepreneurs who have strived and overcome many of these barriers, readers are given a detailed outline…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Leadersights

    Creating Great Leaders Who Create Great Workplaces

    By David Veech

    This book focuses on how organizations of all types can create a leader development system that defines critical leader behaviors, gives simple techniques for building and improving the skills that drive those behaviors, and gives a mechanism for monitoring and enforcing those behaviors. It…

    Hardback – 2017-02-11 
    Productivity Press

  • Just-in-Time for Healthcare

    By Thomas L. Jackson

    Part of the Lean Tools for Healthcare series, this user-friendly book is designed to improve understanding of just-in-time, a system for producing and delivering the right items to the right place at the right time in the right amounts. This text discusses why JIT is important for healthcare by…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30 
    Productivity Press
    Lean Tools for Healthcare Series

  • 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 – 2017-01-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    21st Century Business Management

  • Industrial Design Engineering

    Inventive Problem Solving

    By John X. Wang

    Designing new products and improving existing ones is a continual process. Industrial design engineering is an industrial engineering process applied to product designs that are to be manufactured through techniques of production operations. Excellent industrial design engineering programs are…

    Hardback – 2017-01-27 
    CRC Press

  • Leadership Strategies in the Age of Big Data, Algorithms, and Analytics

    By Norton Paley

    This book helps leaders to think/act like a strategist in the fast-moving age of big data, algorithms, and analytics. It provides competitive advantage along new pathways: First, leading a successful transition by aligning your organization’s culture to accept the benefits of digital technology;…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Productivity Press

  • Lean TRIZ

    How to Dramatically Reduce Product-Development Costs with This Innovative Problem-Solving Tool

    By H. James Harrington

    Lean TRIZ is a new workshop-based process that brings together teams to focus on specific processes, evolutionary product designs, and improvement opportunities. It combines the insight of TRIZ with the simplicity of Value Engineering, EXPRESS, or FAST methodologies. TRIZ is the most advanced…

    Hardback – 2017-01-18 
    Productivity Press
    Management for Results

  • Lean and Agile Project Management

    How to Make Any Project Better, Faster, and More Cost Effective

    By Terra Vanzant Stern, PhD

    When project managers are faced with budget cuts and fewer resources, waste elimination becomes a priority in maintaining effectiveness. This does not mean shortening or abandoning traditional project cycles, though. In fact, fast results on critical assignments can only be completed with strong…

    Hardback – 2017-01-03 
    Productivity Press

  • Project Feasibility

    Tools for Uncovering Points of Vulnerability

    By Olivier Mesly

    This book presents a set of tools that will aid in deciding whether a project should go ahead, be improved, or abandoned altogether by pinpointing its vulnerabilities. It offers a review of project feasibility analysis, and more critically, psychodynamic aspects that are often neglected, including…

    Hardback – 2016-12-23 
    CRC Press
    Industrial Innovation Series

  • Building a Lean Service Enterprise

    Reflections of a Lean Management Practitioner

    By Debashis Sarkar

    This book provides an assorted set of reflections/lessons from the "trenches" of Lean service and brings to fore leadership challenges, new tools, and the known-unknowns (insights that very few know but many in journey of Lean transformation need to know). Lean has the ability to address a wide…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Productivity Press

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