Lean Manufacturing Products

  • Continuous Improvement By Improving Continuously (CIBIC)

    Addressing the Human Factors During the Pursuit of Process Excellence

    By F. Allen Davis

    Although many businesses, organizations, and institutions today have erected continuous improvement systems that address wants, needs, and challenges at the process and systems level, very few have effectively extended this pursuit into the human factors realm. As a result, even businesses,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Productivity Press

  • Make Your Business a Lean Business

    How to Create Enduring Market Leadership

    By Paul C. Husby, Jerome Hamilton

    Make Your Business a Lean Business is a written by business leaders for business leaders as a how to guide to building enduring market leadership. Based on the authors more than 60 years experience applying Lean to operations and businesses, this book will allow readers to understand Lean…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Productivity Press

  • New Giants Rising

    Solutions to the Great Accounting Followership Crisis

    By Paul D. Fisher

    New Giants Rising will take a simple, sociology-driven approach to explaining how human beings function productively in a specialist-led environment. It will use the same hypothesis as Beyond the Days of the Giants (2013), but instead of a focusing on a change mission and reducing non-value added…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Productivity Press

  • Design for Profitability

    Guidelines to Cost Effectively Manage the Development Process of Complex Products

    By Salah Ahmed Mohamed Elmoselhy

    Since the success of products significantly depends on the quality of product performance, inadequate management of the product design process can lead to improper performance of products that can result in significant long-term business losses. Design for Profitability: Guidelines to Cost…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press
    Systems Innovation Book Series

  • Toyota’s Global Marketing Strategy

    Innovation through Breakthrough Thinking and Kaizen

    By Shozo Hibino, Koichiro Noguchi, Gerhard Plenert

    Toyota has expanded from a venture enterprise to one of the biggest global enterprises because of its innovative mind-set (Toyota thinking habits) using Breakthrough Thinking. Toyota has been famous for Kaizen (improvement) activities -- Kaizen activity is necessary for innovation. There are many…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Productivity Press

  • Visual Workplace Visual Thinking

    Creating Enterprise Excellence Through the Technologies of the Visual Workplace, Second Edition

    By Gwendolyn D. Galsworth

    Visual Workplace/Visual Thinking (VWVT) was written by the acknowledged leading expert in workplace visuality. Though other books touch upon visual workplace tools and practices, no other author has addressed the topic with the clarity and depth presented here. This is a seminal book, considered by…

    Paperback – 2017-08-27 
    Productivity Press

  • Lean Misconceptions

    Why Many Lean Initiatives Fail and How You Can Avoid the Mistakes

    By Cordell Hensley

    It has been reported that about 70% of initiatives fail to achieve desired results. The cause is an unrealistic expectation regarding effort and results and a focus on short-term improvements over long-term capability building. Too many consultants and organisations focus on the tools and the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Productivity Press

  • Understanding, Measuring, and Improving Overall Equipment Effectiveness

    How to Use OEE to Drive Significant Process Improvement

    By Ross Kenneth Kennedy

    This book explains why the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) measure was created and how it should be used -- many senior managers and even consultants wrongly use it to compare performance between equipment and sites. It outlines the different operational situations in which it can be used,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Productivity Press

  • Greener Products

    The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands, Second Edition

    By Al Iannuzzi

    Within the last decade sustainable product development and green marketing have been proven to be beneficial not only to the environment but also to industry. Companies are creating new initiatives to incorporate these concepts into their business plans and are typically setting new sustainability…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17 
    CRC Press

  • Hoshin Kanri for Healthcare

    Toyota Style Long-Term Thinking and Strategy Deployment to Unlock Your Organization’s True Potential

    By Gerard A. Berlanga, Brock C. Husby

    The best healthcare organizations have developed effective approaches to develop compelling strategic visions and strategies based on long-term thinking and continue to apply Lean principles across their organizations to create a culture of continuous improvement. Establishing effective strategies…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Problem Solving for New Engineers

    What Every Engineering Manager Wants You to Know

    By Melisa Buie

    This book brings a fresh new approach to practical problem solving in engineering. It covers the critical concepts and ideas that engineers must understand to solve engineering problems. When engineers graduate, they enter the work force with only one part of what’s needed to effectively solve…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Productivity Press

  • Reinventing Your Lean DNA

    Overcoming Obstacles to Breakthrough Change

    By Gregory William MacDougall

    This book adds new material to the Cogent Power ‘road to sustainable lean story’ with a singular focus and company perspective that chronicles the valuable lessons learned in the evolution of its Burlington, Ontario, Canada facility, today a sought after benchmark leader in lean enterprise thinking…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27 
    Productivity Press

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