Lean Manufacturing Products

  • Global Lean

    Seeing the New Waste Rooted in Communication, Distance, and Culture

    By Samuel Yankelevitch

    As organizations evolve into global networks, Lean initiatives must now meet new needs. This book demonstrates how to use Lean thinking to uncover and reduce waste in the interactions required in today's global organizations. Currently, people must coordinate actions and collaborate with teams…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23 
    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

  • 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 – 2016-09-09 
    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 – 2016-09-09 
    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 – 2016-08-30 
    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 – 2016-08-24
    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 – 2016-08-18
    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 – 2016-08-01
    Productivity Press

  • RSM Simplified

    Optimizing Processes Using Response Surface Methods for Design of Experiments, Second Edition

    By Mark J. Anderson, Patrick J. Whitcomb

    Anderson and Whitcomb pick up where they left off in DOE Simplified with RSM Simplified -- a practical tool for design of experiments that anyone with a minimum of technical training can understand and appreciate. Their approach is simple and fun for those who desire knowledge on response surface…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25
    Productivity Press

  • Andy & Me and the Hospital

    Further Adventures on the Lean Journey

    By Pascal Dennis

    Based on the author's years of experience working with Toyota’s master teachers and with companies in the midst of great change, this book follows the story established in the Shingo Prize-winning book, Andy & Me: Crisis & Transformation on the Lean Journey.In a cool and readable style,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18
    Productivity Press

  • Lean Transformation

    Cultural Enablers and Enterprise Alignment

    By Suresh Patel

    Books in the Quality and Business Excellence series can help readers improve customer value and satisfaction by integrating the voice of the customer into design, manufacturing, supply chain, and field processes. Lean Transformation: Cultural Enablers and Enterprise Alignment is about the Lean…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15
    Productivity Press

  • The Innovation Tools Handbook, Volume 2

    Evolutionary and Improvement Tools that Every Innovator Must Know

    By H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl

    In today’s fast-moving, high-technology environment, the focus on quality has given way to a focus on innovation. From presidents of the United States to presidents of Fortune 500 companies, it is clear that everyone thinks innovation is extremely important. The challenge is that few people stop to…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15
    Productivity Press

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